• Short Summary

    Diver Jack Childs tests out his own invention of a high-pressure diving suit and helmet.

  • Description

    Titles read: "HIGH PRESSURE DRESS!"

    Gabo Island, New South Wales, Australia.

    Various shots of a high-pressure diving suit and helmet. Diver and inventor of the suit, Jack Childs, is helped on with the suit, gets into the water and goes down to a depth of 300 feet. We see him land on the seabed - not sure if this is an authentic shot or in a tank.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1176.19
    Media URN:
    40562
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/09/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:23:00 / 01:38:50:00
    Canister:
    PT 443

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