• Short Summary

    A new submarine escape suit is demonstrated at Gosport, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gosport. Suit To Save Life".

    Gosport Depot 'HMS Dolphin', Hampshire. A new submarine escape suit is demonstrated.

    CU The escape suit in small bag. SV Sailor putting suit on. CU Sailor watching. SV As suit is zipped up and hood put on, and that too is zipped right round. SV As the sailor walks into compartment. CU Pan as he goes up into escape hatch.

    CU Another sailor at top of tank looking down.

    CU As escape hatch is opened and the escaper climbs out and then starts the ascent up the hundred foot tank. LV Looking down from top of tank as sailor comes up. He breaks surface. CU As the sailor inflates the suit to keep him afloat.

    (Orig. Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1799.19
    Media URN:
    33260
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:17:00 / 01:30:49:00
    Canister:
    66/63

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