• Short Summary

    Teams of divers search for treasure chest in Stoney Cove, Leicestershire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Diving for treasure.

    Stoney Cove, Leicestershire.

    M/S Stoney cove. M/S crowds gathered by the lake. M/S as diver puts on Aqua Lung. Various shots of a crowd of divers preparing. C/U woman diver. L/S as the 25 teams of divers are briefed before the hunt. C/U skull and crossbones. High angle shot of divers walking down to the lake. L/S crowd. M/S of the divers standing in the water waiting to go. M/S as the divers swim out. Various shots as they dive to search for the treasure. C/U poodle in the water. M/S as man dives down.

    Various shots diver swimming underwater. More divers go down. M/S crowd. M/S as the divers surface with the treasure chest. M/S crowd. Various shots as the divers put the treasure chest on the bank and one of them sits on it. C/U one of the divers. C/U as the chest is unlocked. C/U as the divers open the lid of the chest to show the prize of a hundred guineas in half crowns. C/U the prize. M/S of the crowds. M/S as the divers walk away carrying the chest on their shoulders.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:22:00 / 01:25:04:00

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