• Short Summary

    Professor Jacques Piccard launches his mesoscaphe into Lake Geneva.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lake Geneva. Passenger Submarine Launched".

    Bouveret, Switzerland.

    GV The mesoscaphe on the launching ramp, LV ditto. LV Men on the deck. SV The ship being blessed. SV Professor Jacques Piccard, his wife and son. CU ditto. SV As Prof. Piccard's mother cuts tape to launch the ship and the bottle smashes and the mesoscaphe starts to move down slipway. LV As it moves away from camera. GV Pan. As it slips stern first into the water. SV The propeller going into the water. SV People watching. GV As it slips into the water. LV ditto. GV Naval guard of honour standing in longboat as the mesoscaphe goes into the water. LV ditto. CU Pressmen. GV The mesoscaphe at anchor.

    (F.G.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1753.18
    Media URN:
    54305
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:00:00 / 01:42:00:00
    Canister:
    64/21

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