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  • Short Summary

    Rather poor quality shots from Apollo recovery mission greeted by President Nixon

  • Description

    Unspecified Location, Pacific

    Various very poor quality shots of the helicopter rescue squad fishing the astronauts from the sea after splashdown. Cutaways of President Nixon watching from carrier, U.S.S. Hornet. MS Below decks of the Hornet as the astronauts step from helicopter and enter their isolation chamber. They are dressed in their isolation garments. Var. shots the Apollo XI capsule being winched on board the carrier. MS President Nixon speaking to the three astronauts through an observation window in their isolation chamber. He speaks for the nation when he tells them of their historic flight and tells of arrangements for a dinner party he is arranging at the White House after their isolation period. "I have dated your wives", comes into this speech. Sep. Mag. Track. (F/G) SEP. MAG. TRACK OF SHOT FOUR IN CAN UN 4453 C

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    Film ID:
    3266.02
    Media URN:
    90842
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:11:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:15:00 / 01:14:57:00
    Canister:
    UN 4453 B

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