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  • Short Summary

    Dramatic scenes off the American coast as shipwrecked survivors of the Robert E Lee are rescued.

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    United States of America.

    M/S shows a lifeboat (rowing boat) being launched from a beach onto a very rough sea; in the far distance we can see the wrecked Robert E Lee steamer. L/S of some shipwrecked people clinging onto a kind of raft on the water; another is in the sea, struggling to stay above the water. Several shots of the lifeboat on the water and coming back towards the beach.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    720.36
    Media URN:
    33794
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:39:00 / 01:56:44:00
    Canister:
    G 1488

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