• Short Summary

    French newsreel story about lifeboatmen saving men from stricken vessel in rough seas.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    France.

    Various shots showing very rough and stormy seas crashing over rocks. M/S ship, M/S as flare is fired. M/S sheep running away towards lighthouse on rock. M/S as siren is sounded. C/U badge 'Societie Centrale De Sauvetage des Naufrages'. Various shots of lifeboatmen getting ready to go out to the stricken vessel. Various shots of the rough seas. Various shots as lifeboat is launched. People watch as it rolls about in the rough seas. M/S as seamen jump out of sinking ship and hold onto rubber ring thrown out to them. They are helped aboard the lifeboat. M/S lifeboatman giving one of the men a drink. M/S boat heading back. Shots of the lifeboat crew superimposed over rough sea, pan down to medals.

    Cataloguer's note: the commentary is in French.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2028.06
    Media URN:
    62472
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:17:00 / 01:15:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 1197 A

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