• Short Summary

    Demonstration of camera which found 'Affray' 280 feet deep in sea

  • Description

    Kingston, Surrey.

    First demonstration of underwater TV. camera developed by Marconi to find the 'Affray' which sank 12 months previously.

    SV. New Underwater T.V. camera being opened, exposing interior CU. Maze of valves, transformers, etc., inside camera. SV. Camera being closed. SV. Camera being placed into waterproof pressure case. & CU. SV. Camera units with lights suspended over tank. CU. Camera. SV. Camera Unit in water. SV. camera unit descending into water. SV. Diver going down. SV. Under water, bank of lights around camera unit, pan to diver. SV. television screen and monitor unit on surface. CU. Diver at work, viewed through television screen. SV. Beneath water, diver at work, pan to camera. SCU. T.V. monitor screen SV. Diver at work on T.V. screen. & CU. SV. Diver and Camera beneath water.
    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "F")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2.44
    Media URN:
    26678
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/04/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:22:00 / 01:49:17:00
    Canister:
    52/33

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