• Short Summary

    Treacherous Goodwins sandbanks are explored off the Kentish coast.

  • Description

    Goodwins sandbanks, English Channel.

    Off Kentish coast.

    M/S of mist-shrouded sea, M/S buoy bobbing in the water. M/S of the Walmer lifeboat in the sea. Camera pans across the sandbanks, various shots as water runs quickly into them. C/U pool of water. M/S lifeboatmen getting out of a rowing boat, they walk along the sands. C/U man's boots standing on quicksands. M/S as he tries to pull his foot out. C/U boots sinking in quicksand. M/S as the two other men pull him out. C/U water running in. L/S men rowing back to the lifeboat and getting on C/U man turning wheel. General view from lifeboat. Various shots of ships which have been wrecked on the sands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1249.22
    Media URN:
    34133
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:52:00 / 01:35:46:00
    Canister:
    NP 203

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