• Short Summary

    Chinese sailor who was on a raft for 133 days before rescue, receives B.E.M.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "POON LIM HONOURED".

    England unknown & London.

    Various shots of Chinese merchant seaman Mr Poon Lim coming ashore from a small lighter at British port. He is greeted by officials for he was the man, who after his ship had been torpedoed in the Atlantic, remained on a raft for 133 days before rescue. Poon Lim arrives at Buckingham Palace to receive B.E.M.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1097.10
    Media URN:
    38248
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:59:00 / 01:12:48:00
    Canister:
    43/89

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