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  • Short Summary

    Launching of new Lifeboat in Appledore in Dorset.

  • Description

    Appledore, Dorset.

    Full titles read: "TAKE YOUR HATS OFF - to the Lifeboatmen - after launch of new Lifeboat Crew give thrilling demonstration of lifesaving."

    L/S of large crowds cheering and waving fro the shore as the new lifeboat slides down ramp into the sea. L/S of the lifeboat in the sea with smaller boats. Nice group shot of the charcters of the lifeboat crew. They are wearing large lifejackets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    280.09
    Media URN:
    23194
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/08/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:18:00 / 01:10:18:00
    Canister:
    G 906

Comments (1)

  1. tony short says

    This film is of the launching of the lifeboat named VCS - Appledore's first motor lifeboat which was officially launched on 23rd August 1922.
    Appledore is in DEVON and not Dorset as the title suggests!

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