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  • Short Summary

    Captain Hansen and his crew are saved from burned freighter "Quimistan" by crew of S.S. Harrison, a passenger onboard filmed the rescue.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Thrilling drama of the sea. Miss Yeaton a passenger on the S.S. Harrison secures thrilling pictures of rescue of crew of burned freighter "Quimistan". Location unknown.

    M/S as the camera pans across the deck of the S.S. Harrison as passengers and crew look overboard.

    Intertitle - '3 days adrift - 200 miles from land.'

    M/S of crew of "Quimistan" in small boat being rowed towards the S.S. Harrison, various shots as it comes into the side and they climb up a ladder to the deck of the ship.

    Intertitle - 'True to the tradition of the sea, Captain Hansen was last off his sinking ship and last to be rescued.'

    M/S as Captain Hansen is helped, with some difficulty, onto the deck. C/U of him on deck looking at the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    802.02
    Media URN:
    18584
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:54:00 / 01:02:31:00
    Canister:
    G 1640

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