• Short Summary

    Life saving exhibition is held in St. Ives, Cornwall.

  • Description

    St. Ives, Cornwall.

    GV. Porthmeor Beach, St. Ives. GV. Life savers with their equipment marching on the beach, & SV. SV. Crowds gathered to watch life saving exhibition. GV. The life saving teams running with their reels of line. The reels are placed down and one man stays to feed out the rope while the others run on towards the sea. GV. Life savers running towards the sea. SV. The ropes being reeled out, & SCU. GV. The belt men going out into the sea. SV. Other members of the team passing the rope out over their heads, & CU. GV. The belt men going out into the sea. SV. Crowd. GV. Members of the teams pulling the ropes in, & SV. GV. Rescued man being brought in by a team, & SV. GV. As the injured man is laid on the beach, & SV. CU. The rescued man's head being placed in a position for mouth to mouth respiration. GV. Crowds watching.

    GV. Helicopter hovering over sea. SV. Man in danger in the water. GV. Helicopter with rescue man suspended on line, moving towards the drowning man. SV. As the rescuer get hold of the man in danger and puts belt around him. LV. The two men being hoisted into the helicopter, & SV. GV. The helicopter. CU. Rescued man as one of the crew start to give him the kiss of life. GV. The helicopter.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:23:00 / 01:17:01:00

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