• Short Summary

    Police demonstrate cliff rescue before handing over the job to firemen. Beachy Head. Sussex.

  • Description

    No title - Police hand over rescue work to firemen. Beachy Head. Eastbourne, Sussex.

    L/S Beachy Head cliffs. M/S and L/S as two men walk towards cliff edge to throw dummy over. The dummy is released and goes over the cliff, pan with dummy. C/U Police Constable George Bennett having harness fitted round his waist, pan to Bennett fitting harness. C/U Bennett. C/U as he tests radio. L/S taken from top of cliffs of the beach below, pan to the dummy. M/S's as Bennett goes down on stretcher.

    M/S two men working winch, paying out cable. Various shots as he makes his way down cliff with stretcher. M/S police constables watching from top of cliff. L/S as Bennett puts dummy in stretcher. M/S men pulling winch up. C/U winch with cables being wound up. Various shots as he makes his way up the cliff. L/S as Bennett nears top of cliff. M/S as he comes up to the top. M/S other men helping to pull stretcher up. M/S as Bennett starts to take off his harness. M/S Police drinking tea after rescue. M/S Bennett drinking tea.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:36:00 / 01:47:40:00

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