• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story 'One Survivor' - 52/86.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'One Survivor' - 52/86.

    Material for Newsreel Story.

    Hull, Humberside.

    Pathe interviewer John Parsons interviewing Spencer (lead in for commentary.) Interview (NAT. snd.) Spencer. N.S. 'After the order to abandon ship, we all dived into the sea. Big waves were rolling along and I was trying to swim. I suppose you could call it swim - to nearest rock. Waves washed me four or five times onto rock and washed me down again. Well it must have been a big wave that came along and washed me right to the top of them.' CU. Spencer I could hear the ships blowing around, but I couldn't see any of the, because it was thick fog. Well I prayed that fog would lift - it did.' CU. Spencer. J.P: 'What are your plans now? Do you think you'll give up the sea?' N.S. 'No, I don't think so. I don't think I'll go back to Greenland - not yet, not till they get it properly charted.'

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    38.18
    Media URN:
    27629
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:24:00 / 01:30:16:00
    Canister:
    52/86 D (Selected Originals)

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