• Short Summary

    A new German designed lifeboat made from plastic is demonstrated in Bremerhaven harbour.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Germany. This Lifeboat Can't Sink".

    Bremerhaven, Germany.

    SV New plastic lifeboat designed by Gustav Kuhr rocking from side to side, hatch opened and two men stick heads out.

    CU Skipper of the boat, pan to show men coming down through hatch into boat.

    CU Another man coming down hatch, pan down to his feet.

    CU. Hatch being closed and bolted. SV Men seated, pan to men seated on the other side.

    CU Engine.

    CU Man cleaning inside of a globe, one of two of which are the eyes of the boat which are made of Flexiglass.

    Pan along top of boat to show skipper visible through the other dome, he is also wiping condensation off.

    CU Skipper wiping inside of globe.

    SV Moving slowly away from camera.

    (F.G.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1559.05
    Media URN:
    50054
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1958
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:35:00 / 01:24:26:00
    Canister:
    58/94

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