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  • Short Summary

    Dense Channel fog causes S. S. Kurdistan to collide with French steamer Cassard.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "In densest Channel fog for years. S. S. Kurdistan crashed into French steamer Cassard - fortunately, no lives were lost".

    Off Dover, Kent.

    Various point of view shot from moving vessel passing a half-sunk ship; her prow sticks up in air while the stern is completely submerged. The ship has sunk near coast, several smaller craft have sailed or rowed out to view the wreck.

    It is unclear which of the ships described in the title is seen in the film.

    Cuts exist - see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    632.26
    Media URN:
    26155
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:08:00 / 01:40:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1326

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