• Short Summary

    Crew of S.S. Liberty rescued from shipwreck off Land's End.

  • Description

    Off Land's End, Cornwall.

    GV Rough seas breaking over rocks. SV Rough seas. LV Waves breaking over rocks. CU Waves pounding over rocks. LV S.S. 'Liberty' aground, waves breaking over superstructure of shipwreck. SV Wave breaking alongside ship. LV Waves breaking over ship. SV Pathe Cameraman, Ken Gordon taking pictures. SV Huge wave breaking over ship. LV Breeches buoy party preparing for rescue, man fires line, pan with line to bows of ship. SV Men on deck near bow of ship picking up line. Men on land acknowledging signal from ship. SV Man getting into breeches buoy. CU One of the rescue party hauling on line. CU Huge wave breaking over bow of ship, pan to man in breeches buoy completely covered by spray. GV Huge wave breaking over bow of ship, pan to man in breeches buoy completely covered by spray, breeches buoy equipment in foreground. SV Rescue party hauling on ropes. SV Man in buoy leaving bows of ship. SV Rescue party hauling on rope. SV Man in buoy being pulled over rocks and rough sea. SV Man in buoy being dragged onto cliff top. GV Huge wave breaking over ship, rescue party and equipment in foreground. SV Man in buoy being hauled across rough seas and rocks. CU Member of rescue party hauling on rope. SCU Rescued man being hauled onto cliff top. SV Bow of ship showing rough sea. LV Man in breeches buoy leaving side of ship, huge wave breaks over him. SV Rescue party hauling on ropes. LV Rescued man being hauled over rough seas, huge wave breaks in background. LV Large wave breaking over and covering ship. SV Waves breaking over rocks. LV Huge waves breaking over ship.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    5.21
    Media URN:
    26738
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:53:00 / 01:51:11:00
    Canister:
    52/8

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