• Short Summary

    Item showing diver Gustaf Cziesche in decompression chamber after developing the bends.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Science saves diver.

    Decompression chamber saves German diver. Australia.

    L/S Rushcutter Bay Naval Establishment. M/S men standing around the decompression chamber. M/S operator controlling the chamber. C/U newsreel photographer taking photographs through porthole in side of the chamber. M/S two sailors laying in the chamber, the one on the right is Gustaf Cziesche who has developed the bends, his friend is keeping him company. C/U Gustaf in chamber. C/U operator looking after the chamber. M/S as Gustaf's wife steps into a cavity inside the chamber to talk to her husband over the phone. Various shots of Gustaf and his wife on the telephone. C/U two naval officers looking at report. M/S two meals being passed into the chamber. M/S Gustaf's wife talking to naval officials.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1704.03
    Media URN:
    52932
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:24:00 / 01:03:18:00
    Canister:
    60/101

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