• Short Summary

    Dramatic shots of the raising of the sunken submarine 'Sidon' in Portland Harbour.

  • Description

    Portland.

    STV. Pan (at night), showing whirlpools of water and foam and preparations in progress to raise the sunken submarine "Sidon". LS. Salvage ships at work. CU. Whirlpools of water, pan along to the submarine's conning tower and bow just breaking through surface of water. SV. Man watching operations. LV. "camels" alongside submarine's conning tower. SV. & CU. Conning tower showing name "Sidon". GV. (at dawn) salvage ships at work alongside H.M.S. Maidstone. Top view (day time), submarine and "camels" alongside, etc. SV. Lieutenant Commander Verry watches salvage operations of his submarine. STV. Submarine and "camels" alongside. CU. Mr. Black (with cap on, nearest to camera) with Mr. Lavin, salvage officers, watching operation. SV. & CU. Damaged conning tower showing name "Sidon". LV. & CU. Submarine "Sidon" alongside H.M.S. Maidstone.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene I.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    531.41
    Media URN:
    30887
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/06/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:50:00 / 01:52:52:00
    Canister:
    55/51

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