• Short Summary

    Two French naval officers break a world record in deep sea diving in their bathyscaph.

  • Description

    Dakar.

    Angle shot bathyscaph "F.N.R.S." being lowered into sea, & LV. CU Commander George Hout watching. CU engineer commander Pierre Willm watching. LV working on bathyscaph. CU frogmen inspecting. SV frogmen diving. SV Commander Hout waving. SV pan to back view, bathyscaph being towed out to sea. Air view, bathyscaph being towed out to sea. SV bathyscaph at destination preparing to dive CU ballast and fuel tanks at side of bathyscaph. SV crew of vessel watching dive. LV bathyscaph diving. SV photographers taking pictures. SV Commander Hout and Willm sailing into harbour on bathyscaph, & SCU, & CU. Bathyscaph dived two and a half miles deep.

    (F.G.) (Orig "K") (Title Scene "G")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    144.02
    Media URN:
    29212
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:30:00 / 01:02:41:00
    Canister:
    54/16

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