• Short Summary

    Inventor tries out his new deep sea diving suit.

  • Description

    Note: The location of the events in this film is unknown.

    Full titles read: "THE DEEP ONE - He's the inventor of a new armoured deep-sea diving suit, with which it should be possible to search the ocean bed, a hundred fathoms deep."

    L/S's of the ageing inventor being fastened into the deep sea diving device (it looks a bit like some kind of robot. He is hoisted from the deck of the ship and dropped quite suddenly into the sea. L/S's of the suit being hoisted back up again. The men on board the ship unfasten his helmet and the inventor is seen to be safe and well.

    M/S of the inventor telling us that he is going to use the device to "salvage treasure from wreckage in all parts of the world."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1016.05
    Media URN:
    36777
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:29:00 / 01:14:52:00
    Canister:
    PT 021

Comments (1)

  1. gpinkerton says

    This is Harry Bowdoin. More on him at http://cyberneticzoo.com/underwater-robotics/1914-submarine-armor-harry-l-bowdoin-american/.

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