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  • Short Summary

    The lifeboat men who braved the gales, pose for the camera.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Heroes of The Great Gale. Tribute to gallant Crew of 13 lifeboat men - 6 of one family - who braved the elements continuously for 26 hours to rescue crew of oil tanker "Georgia." "

    Cromer, Norfolk

    M/S of an oil tanker with its funnel in the water. M/S from the point of view of a boat. The are seen lined up. Panning shot across the smiling group. They wear crew neck tops and cloth caps. The lifeboat men have honest faces.

    Note: Great shots of Norfolk heroes of the sea.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    706.35
    Media URN:
    33527
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:16:00 / 01:49:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1454

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