• Short Summary

    Footage of the rescue mission for the crash of the Imperial Airways Cavalier, United States of America.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "USA"

    L/S's of the large flying boat the Imperial Airways Cavalier taking to the to the air on a large lake, New York in the United States of America. M/S of a radio operator. L/S of radio mast. The commentator says that due to engine failure the flying boat has crashed in the Atlantic.

    L/S of a coastguard seaplane taking-off. Several shots of the large rescue ship - an oil tanker called the 'Esso Baytown'. Good L/S's of the New York skyline as the ship comes in to dock. M/S's of the survivors being led down the ramp of the ship past waiting photographers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    999.46
    Media URN:
    19315
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/02/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:45:00 / 01:40:01:00
    Canister:
    39/11

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