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  • Short Summary

    Huge line the "Empress of Canada" runs aground near Vancouver, Canada.

  • Description

    Near Vancouver, Canada.

    Full titles read: "ON THE ROCKS - "Empress of Canada" - largest passenger liner in the Pacific - carrying 450 passengers, runs ashore in dense fog. She was refloated 2 days later."

    Aerial shots of the large passenger ship beached just off the coast. L/S's of the liner. Aerial shot of several tugboats alongside the vessel. L/S of small crowd of people on the shore watching the events. L/S of the tugboats and ship taken from smaller vessel. Several more shots of the ship still grounded.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    806.32
    Media URN:
    18689
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/10/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:29:00 / 01:54:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1654

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