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  • Short Summary

    The famous explorer and his yacht set off for Central America.

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    Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Title: "MR. MITCHELL HEDGES - the famous explorer - leaves with his 20-ton yacht on S.S. Traveller to seek lost City of the Mayas, in Central America".

    C/U, in profile, of Hedges, he wears a flat cap and smokes a pipe. L/S of a yacht being lifted by a large crane, several men stand on the deck of the vessel. M/S of Hedges leaning over some railings (on the deck of a ship), he frantically shouts instructions to the men manoeuvring his boat. Various shots of the yacht being lowered onto the deck of an ocean liner, a crowd of men wait on the deck to secure Hedge's vessel. Various shots of the yacht being lifted out of the water by the quayside. A few seconds of white spacing. L/S of the yacht suspended on a rope attached to a floating crane.

    Note: some shots not in chronological order .

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:39:00 / 01:52:34:00
    G 1139

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