New escape suits are tested in submarine off Malta.
Item title reads - For deep sea escape.
New submarine escape method tested off Malta.
M/S submarine 'Orpheus' submerging at sea. M/S in cabin as man puts on new escape suit. C/U man having hood of suit put on and then zipped up, it traps air which is breathed on way up to surface. M/S man going up ladder into the escape hatch. C/U television monitor screen showing the opening of the hatch on submarine deck. C/U as the hatch opens and the man and air rise out of picture.
M/S at sea as the man surfaces. M/S in the cabin as the escape hatch is opened and water gushes into the cabin. C/U man putting on helmet of his suit. M/S of the man going up into escape hatch. C/U television monitor screen as the deck hatch opens and the man emerges and rises out of picture. L/S dinghy picking up the surfaced man. M/S dinghy carrying rescued men coming towards camera.