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  • Short Summary

    Divers and men in boats investigate why 400lbs of explosives failed to destroy a sunken cruiser.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Big Bang that Failed. 400lbs of explosives fail to destroy sunken cruiser "Ariadne" with its 400 mines. Off Eastbourne, East Sussex.

    C/U of a buoy, various shots of men in a rowing boat which is bobbing about on the water, one diver climbs into the sea. Various shots of men in boats.

    Note: this is a duplicate record, the others can be found on *PM0296* and *PM0442*. Check for best quality

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3246.05
    Media URN:
    90581
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:15:00 / 01:53:06:00
    Canister:
    G 953

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