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  • Short Summary

    Lighthouse keepers have to endure a dangerous journey through rough seas to reach the L'enfer lighthouse off the coast of Brittany.

  • Description

    Item title reads - France's loneliest lighthouse. Relief of men and material of the well-named "L'enfer" light off rocky coast of Brittany, is always fraught with danger in winter months. France.

    L/S as waves crash over the front of the boat. M/S of very rough seas rocking it, M/S aerial view of men on deck. M/S of ship tipping to one side and barrels rolling about on deck. L/S of the lighthouse in the distance. M/S of waves crashing around it and over the base. Various shots of supplies and men being winched across to the lighthouse.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    774.18
    Media URN:
    35538
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:15:00 / 01:23:04:00
    Canister:
    G 1572

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