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Shipwreck

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1398
Date Released
19 Mar 1956
Date Other
Mar 1956
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Georgi Malenkov Here
  2. 2Queen Mother in Paris
  3. 3Shipwreck
  4. 4News in Brief: Miss Truman Engaged
  5. 5News in Brief: Jordan Flag Day
  6. 6News in Brief: Cd in Haifa
  7. 7News in Brief: British Consulate Sacked
  8. 8Hot and Cold
  9. 9Cambodian Coronation

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 9
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Shipwreck. DESCRIPTION: The Cornish coast, near Land’s End, was the scene of the wreckage of the French trawler Vert Prairial, with the tragic loss of all hands. SHOTLIST: LS rocks. CU water on rocks. French trawler Vert Prairial. CU trawler. Various shots of lifebelts and lifeboats on beach. Boxes on beach. People looking at wreck. All hands lost. LS ship.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Accidents and disasters
Locations
Porthcurno; Land’s End
Footage sources
Plymouth Films
Card file number
66295
Credits:
Commentator
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
80
Story extras:

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