• Short Summary

    The French Navy holds survival tests off Lorient.

  • Description

    Lorient, Bay of Biscay.

    Dr Bombard with some volunteers take part in the French Navy survival tests just off Lorient in the Bay of Biscay. GV. Person hanging from a rope ladder under a helicopter and being lowered down onto the deck of the ship. CV. Doctor Bombard. CV. Blond woman. TV. Naval personnel launching a rubber dinghy. GV. An inflated dinghy bobbing beside the ship. In the distance is another dinghy full of people. TV. People jumping into dinghy beside the ship. TV. & SV. People peering out from the flaps of an inflated dinghy. GV. Two dinghies with people in it, bobbing about on the ocean. SV. Dr Bombard standing in one of the dinghies. LV. Night shot, an aircraft dropping flares. SV. The survivors burning a flare on their dinghy. GV. Survivors in the second dinghy.

    (Dupe.Neg.) (Title G)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    601.41
    Media URN:
    32199
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:41:00 / 01:55:11:00
    Canister:
    56/76

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