• Short Summary

    Neutral merchant ships remain in Swedish docks due to threat of U-boat attack, Sweden.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "PERILS OF THE SEA"

    Various shots of Swedish (neutral) merchant ships at anchor, they are staying in harbour due to U-boat threat from Germany. L/S of Two Polish submarines at anchor in Swedish harbour being guarded by Swedish troops. L/S of the crews of the Polish submarines being checked as they go to internment in Sweden. The commentator says that U-boats had escaped from Poland after the German invasion and had run out of fuel.

    Original negative exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1023.41
    Media URN:
    20376
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:16:00 / 01:42:20:00
    Canister:
    39/78

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