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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the ships caught carrying rum by the prohibition patrol boats. America.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Bottling up Rum row. Pathe cameraman, after repeated attempts, obtains from seaplane, remarkable pictures of blocked "rum fleet". Off the American coast.

    L/S of two boats on the sea. The camera pans across the various ships in the fleet. The title is repeated again. M/S of various ships as the camera pans across them.

    Intertitle - 'Armed prohibition patrol boats continuously circle and surround the "Wet Armada".'

    Note: there is an orange tinted version of this item with the same title and similar footage on *PM0396*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    396.25
    Media URN:
    25180
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:51:00 / 01:57:41:00
    Canister:
    G 1191

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