• Short Summary

    A big machine cleans the sand on a beach in LA - it picks up lots of drop coins and nic-nacs.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Beachcomber Strikes It Rich"

    Los Angeles, California, United States of America (USA). A Mechanical Beachcomber at work.

    LV pan crowded beach.

    MV Beachcomber searching deserted beach.

    SV Legs of beachcomber plodding through sand, and debris.

    MV Mechanical beachcomber turning over sand.

    CU Sand being pushed away by machines.

    CU Scoops picking up sand.

    SV Operator.

    CU Operator pulling out diamond bracelet and string of pearls.

    MV Debris going through scoop.

    SV Operator emptying can of coins onto pile of watches, jewellery, lighters etc.

    MV Towards beachcomber sifting sand through fins.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1417.08
    Media URN:
    46162
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:00:00 / 01:12:51:00
    Canister:
    49/53

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