The Luxury Liner L'Atlantique burns out in fire at sea.
Full title reads: "Luxury liner burned out. The 42,000-ton 'L'Atlantique' as she was a few days ago ... the pride of the French Mercantile Marine...."
France. Pan along name on side of French liner ship L'Atlantique. Shot of the ship in harbour. Various aerial shots of the liner at sea.
Intertitle reads: "... Today a tragic spectacle."
Aerial views of the liner as smoke rises from it. Tugs are close by. The ship shows signs of the terrible fire which burnt it out.
Survivors of the fire come down to docks in Cherbourg after rescue ship has docked.
Members of crew and passengers mingle. Shots of stretcher cases lain on the ground.