• Short Summary

    Lifeboat 'Aries' on the Thames, crew landing, welcomed & receiving laurels, crowd watching.

  • Description

    Kingston Railway Bridge.

    Lifeboat 'Aries' home after double Atlantic crossing.

    LS. Boat sailing under Kingston Bridge. MS. People waving MS. Captain Harcourt-Smith and crew landing. CU. Harcourt-Smith. MS. Children looking on. MS. Pan along crew. MS. Crew receiving laurel. LS. Boat going under Kingston Bridge. LS. Crowds on towpath. LS. Boat pulling alongside. LS. Crew landing and being welcomed. LS. Receiving laurels. MS. Harcourt-Smith being interviewed. Interviewer says 'I'll only ask the one question', Harcourt-Smith mumbles 'you just ask me what you want', 'Well Mr Harcourt-Smith, tell us all about the two trips', 'Well I don't think there's an awful lot to tell, we set out to get to New York and back again and so we succeeded in doing it..in spite of having a lot of weather against us...'

    (Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:20:00 / 01:56:38:00
    UN 2652 B

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