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  • Short Summary

    Americans tow a seal across the English Channel.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    English Channel. Otto Seal Double Crosses Channel

    CU Side view of seal on beach at Cap Gris Nez, France.

    MV Seal going into water. SV Back view seal.

    MV Pressman.

    MV American in small rowing boat giving signal to start. MV Motor launch under way.

    LV Launch towing small rowing boat with seal astern. Boat being tossed about.

    SV Seal being pulled along backwards. MV Two Americans in boat. Seal being pulled along. MV Pressmen feeling the affects of rough crossing.

    SV Pressman being attended in front of boat. LV From towing launch to rowing boat.

    MV Americans in boat pan to seal. CU Seal being pulled backwards.

    MV Seal being pulled along. LV Back view seal. Small boat and towing launch with cliffs of Dover, Kent in background.

    MV Reporters in accompanying launch. MV Boat being rowed ashore towing seal.

    MV Press launch coming in. LV Seal and party ashore.

    MV American pan to seal. SV Seal. MV Seal. MV Americans. CU Seal.

    Possibly connected with 49/82 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1532.28
    Media URN:
    60044
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:38:00 / 01:37:31:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 071 A

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