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    Cuts (rushes, out takes) for IN MEMORIAM (aka IN MEMORIUM) in G 1243.

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    Cuts (rushes, out takes) for story IN MEMORIAM (aka IN MEMORIUM) in G 1243. The original story in on Pathe Master tape *PM0434*.

    M/S as naval officers gather outside the church then take their hats off.

    Intertitle - 'Another effort to recover the riches lost in the briny deep - German designs diving suit that enables one to feel quite at ease on the bottom of the sea. Kiel, Germany.'

    M/S of a large metal diving suit, a man climbs in to the big trousers. M/S as the rest is lowered into place, it has a round top with holes to see through and a place for the arms. M/S as bolts are tightened to fasten the two parts together.

    Intertitle - 'Good Knight. That's how it looks and that's how it feels.' L/S as the man is swung out on a line and dangles over the sea.

    Intertitle - 'A grasping hand!' C/U of the mechanical hand which moves around in a circle and has grips on the end.

    Intertitle - 'the suit weighs 8 tons, and contains air chambers, light and telephone connections etc.' M/S as he is slowly lowered into the sea attached to a line. Two men in a boat watch his progress.

    Note: These cuts contain footage from 'German Diving Device' with different intertitles.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:55:00 / 01:18:33:00
    G 1243

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