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  • Short Summary

    Very brief shots relating to the rescue of the crew of the Dornier-Whale Flying Boat in the Atlantic.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "In the nick of time - Pathe Gazette presents actual pictures of rescue in mid-Atlantic of Capt. Courtney & Crew of "Dornier-Whale" Flying Boat."

    The Atlantic.

    L/S of the flying boat, Dornier-Whale, on the water.

    Intertitle reads: "Safe after 18 hours afloat on the waves." (new intertitle) "These pictures were taken by F. Hancock, a passenger, using an amateur small size cine camera."

    Brief shot of two men talking - members of the crew?

    Note: there seems to be a large amount of footage missing from this story. See also G 1522 - IN THE NICK OF TIME.

    N.B. This may also be known as the Dornier Wal. MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    740.08
    Media URN:
    35024
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:23:00 / 01:13:09:00
    Canister:
    G 1530

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