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  • Short Summary

    Attempts to salvage German battleship, the Hindenburg, are prevented by bad weather.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Defeat - in the moment of Victory. A big list and sudden spell of bad weather, prevents the salving of the Hindenburg, when success was almost assured".

    Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

    Various L/Ss of two salvage barges on either side of German battleship. The battleship is half-emerged from water, floating at an odd angle. Various M/Ss of the battleship - it is covered in seaweed.

    Intertitle: "Back again to her Ocean bed - till next Spring!"

    Panning shot of the battleship as it slowly sinks back into the sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    636.01
    Media URN:
    26239
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1329

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