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  • Short Summary

    Great shots of divers salvaging swords and a tuba from a sunken ship off Scapa Flow.

  • Description

    Salvage work - divers salvage musical instruments from wreck - Scapa Flow.

    M/S of small boat tied onto large semi sunken vessel in Scapa Flow, Orkneys. M/S of men climbing the funnels of the ship. Great M/S of diver emerging from the water carrying a tuba. He has also salvaged what looks like fencing swords. His colleagues on the boat turn the tuba upside down to tip out the water. One of the men laughs and smiles at the camera. High angle of two divers looking at their booty. They examine one of the fencing foils and the tuba. One of the divers attempts to play the tuba! Good shots of this. He stops playing and smiles broadly at the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2452.17
    Media URN:
    77048
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1924
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:12:00 / 01:33:08:00
    Canister:
    ON 388 E

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