• Short Summary

    The crew of German ship 'Columbus', scuttled off America, seek refuge there.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Columbus Crew Take Refugee In USA".

    San Francisco, California, United States of America (USA)

    GV of the liner ship Columbus burning after being scuttled off America taken from lifeboat (Library shot).

    VS of the crew of the Columbus forming up and waiting with their luggage on the quay at San Francisco, CU of the captain (Captain Daehue) addressing the crew.

    MS of the crew boarding a small ferry bound for Angel Island in San Francisco bay.

    CU Japanese flag.

    MS Name on stern of Japanese liner that was to have taken the Germans back to Germany via Japan the name is Tatuta Maru, Tokyo.

    GV of the Japanese liner at sea.

    CU American newspaper headline bearing the story that allied naval units were lying in wait for the Germans outside San Francisco which is why they did not board the Japanese ship.

    VS of the Angel Island ferry pulling out of San Francisco harbour with the Columbus crew aboard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1035.19
    Media URN:
    20593
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/02/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:14:00 / 01:23:48:00
    Canister:
    40/13

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