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  • Short Summary

    Lifeboats, Lightships and English coastline in the South.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material -

    Various shots of crew on lifeboat. VS of Lightship - 'South Goodwin'. VS of RNLI lifeboat at sea. More shots of the Lightship.

    Shots on deck of lifeboat as it is launched from beach house. Shots of the crew on deck as the boat sails out at speed.

    VS of young boy on beach with mother and judges. He appears to be being greased down ready for long distance swim.

    CU of sign in French. VS of Cathedral - possibly at Bayeux in France. VS of allied war cemetery. LS of church steeples. Pull out to show cemetery.

    VS of lifeboat (Civil Service no 32). Good shot of clouds over sea. VS of White Cliffs. LS of lighthouse and ship passing by. Aerial shots low over coastal waters. Aerials of large ships - possibly in the English Channel. One ship is called the Santagata. Aerials of coastline. Plane starts to fly inland. Shows craters in fields - possibly from shells in war. Aerials of old defences on coast. VS of large unidentified harbour.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1970 - 1979
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:53:00 / 02:04:47:00
    UN 4621 H

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