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  • Short Summary

    American merchant ship the 'Rochester' gets past German blockade and reaches Bordeaux.

  • Description

    German Blockade Fiasco - 'Rochester' from New York, reaches Bordeaux. The Captain of 'Rochester', Mr Kokritz.

    Bordeaux, France

    World War One. Boats and ships. American merchant ship the 'Rochester'; from New York; gets past German blockade and reaches Bordeaux; getting supplies to the allies. Shot of the ship in the harbour; smoke puffing out of smokestack; all sorts of activity of unloading in progress: cranes swinging loads; workers on deck and dock. CU of ship's captain Mr Kokritz; looking more like owner; in suit and bowler hat; a few French guys stand in BG watching him and camera. Repeat of same 2 shots.

    G 421 A.

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    Film ID:
    1864.36
    Media URN:
    71753
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:44:00 / 01:39:33:00
    Canister:
    ON 043 E

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