• Short Summary

    Footage of the survivors of the Athenia boarding ship to return home.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ATHENIA SURVIVORS GO HOME"

    Various shots of survivors going aboard liner "Orizaya" in England and liner leaving dock for U.S.A. A large US Stars and Stripes flag is painted on side of liner. Various shots of survivors on board and landing from rescue ship on its arrival at Halifax Nova Scotia. CUs of interviews with survivors who describe the sinking of the Athenia by German submarine (Natural sound).

    Cataloguer's note: This item is was shot in Glasgow, Scotland and Canada.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1023.18
    Media URN:
    20353
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:43:00 / 01:16:28:00
    Canister:
    39/75

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