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  • Short Summary

    First American liner armed for defence against German submarine warfare crosses Atlantic.

  • Description

    No Fear Of Sea Pirates. The 'St Louis'; the first American liner armed for defence against German unrestricted submarine warfare; crosses the Atlantic. (This is just a few days before the united states declared war on Germany.)

    The Atlantic

    Opens with close shot; from just above; of the ship passing; passengers waving from all the windows. Name 'SS St Louis' clearly seen on side of ship. Shot of tugboat pushing against side of bow; helping to turn the liner around. Another close view of ship passing; this time a shot of upper deck; with people standing on top next to a lifeboat; waving their hats; etc. Gun is visible on deck.

    Departure; trip; voyage; U-boats. World war one/boats and ships.

    G 421 B.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1864.38
    Media URN:
    71755
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:39:00 / 01:41:09:00
    Canister:
    ON 043 G

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