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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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    296.41
    Media URN:
    23552
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:20:00 / 01:55:10:00
    Canister:
    G 953

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