• Short Summary

    Husband, wife and a baby sail in a ketch from Falmouth in search of a coral island home.

  • Description

    Falmouth, Cornwall.

    A young family of three leaves Falmouth for the South Seas to find their ideal home. LV. The 20-ton ketch Scolopax on the water edge at Falmouth. SV. Baby standing in a cot onboard ketch. Baby's name is Rupert, aged 11 months. SCU. Baby in cot. LV. Scolopax just drawing away from the river bank. CU. Mrs Rosemund Elverson at the tiller. LV. The Scolopax starting to make its way up river. CU. Brian Elverson leaning on the rigging and looking up river. GV. The river with several boats on. CU. Mrs Elverson with baby Rupert in her arms on board boat. LV. People waving goodbye from pier. LV. The Scolopax with sails up making out to sea. SV. The turn of the boat. SV. The bow, with Mr Elverson standing on deck. SCU. Group of people looking out from shore, waving. LV. Scolopax at sea. SV. Scolopax bouncing along through the waves.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene C.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    605.44
    Media URN:
    32287
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:52:00 / 01:58:03:00
    Canister:
    56/81

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