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  • Short Summary

    Wild weather - a ship runs around in Cornwall, trams are overturned by strong winds in Halifax.

  • Description

    Penzance, Cornwall.

    Intertitle: "The GREAT GALE. Shipping disasters reported all round the coasts - the crew of the 'Ansgir' were saved by heroism of an apprentice".

    Panning shot of a large ship. L/S of the ship grounded on rocks.

    Halifax, Yorkshire.

    Intertitle: "IN HALIFAX. A seventy mile-an-hour wind overturned two tramcars".

    M/S of a tram on its side in the middle of a road, a crowd of curious children mill about. Various shots of the tram and the children - the kids seem more interested in the camera than the accident!

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    224.14
    Media URN:
    22021
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/12/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:49:00 / 01:19:52:00
    Canister:
    G 727

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