• Short Summary

    The steamer 'Satellite' sails in rough seas to rescue the sick lighthouse keeper from Eddystone lighthouse in the English Channel.

  • Description

    Item title reads- English Channel.

    Sick lighthouse keeper rescued from Eddystone lighthouse.

    M/S's of men pulling ropes on a steamer, the 'Satellite', M/S as it sails off. Various shots of boats in rough seas. M/S of Eddystone lighthouse with water crashing about. M/S of a lifeboat sailing near it in an attempt to rescue the Keeper Mr Jordain. M/S of the 'Satellite' coming back into harbour, M/S of Captain Lees (?). M/S as Jordain is carried off on a stretcher. C/U of three crew on the boat. C/U of Jordain in the ambulance. M/S of his wife shaking hands with the Captain. M/S of the ambulance driving away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    989.54
    Media URN:
    18255
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:51:00 / 01:43:47:00
    Canister:
    38/101

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