• Short Summary

    The liner Mauretania rescues the crew of a sinking Swedish steamer Ovidia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Drama in mid-Atlantic. The 'Mauretania' rescues Capt. and Mrs Carlson and crew of 26 of doomed Swedish freighter 'Ovidia' in the nick of time!"

    Shots of the freighter ship Ovidia rolling in heavy seas. Shots of Ovidia and liner ship America.

    Shots from Mauretania of Ovidia listing to one side. A small boat is rowed from the Ovidia carrying Captain Carlson, his wife and crew.

    Shots of the Mauretania coming into port.

    CU of Captain McNeal (sp?) of the Mauretania speaking about the rescue from the sinking ship.

    Shots of crew of Ovidia as they pose for photographs. One of the sailors holds a cat presumably the ship's mascot.

    Mrs Carlson shakes hands with Captain McNeal and says thank you in Swedish.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    737.23
    Media URN:
    6738
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:09:00 / 01:32:15:00
    Canister:
    30/54

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