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  • Short Summary

    An Italian liner shows off a new stabilising device to cut down on sea sickness.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "New York. Sea Sickness abolished! Giant gyroscopic stabilisers - British invented & British made - let it be remembered - prove great success in new Italian Liner 'Conte di Savoia's' maiden voyage."

    New York, United States of America.

    Aerial views of two funnel liner ship - "Conte di Savoia" - at sea. More views of the ship as it approaches New York.

    C/U of gyroscope mechanism on ship designed to keep it steadier and therefore less likely to induce sea sickness. Shots of the larger gyroscope that actually levels the ship.

    Views of the ship approaching New York. Back view of the ship with seagulls flying after it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    689.23
    Media URN:
    5283
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:02:00 / 01:33:50:00
    Canister:
    32/101

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