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  • Short Summary

    A helicopters help save lives in massive floods in Mexico.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Title reads: "Unusual Pictures: 'Copter Rescues In Mexico". American voiceovered newsreel material.

    Mexico. American sailors help to rescue people by helicopter and boats.

    LS People on rooftop of marooned house. Top shot: people on roofs from helicopter, writing on roofs. LS Street - helicopter flying in distance. LS People in swimming costumes standing on top of shop canopy. CU Boat picking up man from water. CU People wading towards rescue boat. Top shot from helicopter: people on rooftop. Shot over pilot's shoulder: people on rooftop. LS of transport plane dropping supplies. Top shot from helicopter: devastation. Top shop from helicopter: man on roof waving. Top shot from helicopter: man being lifted by rope into helicopter. Top shot from helicopter: devastation. Shot over pilot's shoulder.

    (F.G.) Old record suggests material dates from around 20/10/1955.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:42:00 / 01:16:52:00
    UN 2778 E

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