• Short Summary

    The lighthousemen of Wolf Rock, marooned for nearly one month due to gale storms, receive their Christmas mail via a homemade kite, and provisions are sent in by a line shot to the lighthouse by a rocket

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Kite Supplies Storm-Bound Lighthouse Men

    ENGLAND: Cornwall: Land's End: Wolf Rock Lighthouse:
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    LIGHTHOUSES Relief men in Wolf Rock with mail and provisions after 26 days.. brought to men by tow line

    WOLF ROCK LIGHTHOUSE After 26 days mail and provisions are got to men in the Lighthouse.. mail flown in by kite and rocket fired tie line for foodstuffs etc.. shots of the mail etc delivered from the tiny craft.. heavy waves and swell batter lighthouse

    Ships and Boats

    storms, gales, ingenuity, rescue, relief
    Background: The lighthousemen of Wolf Rock, marooned for nearly one month due to gale storms, receive their Christmas mail via a homemade kite, and provisions are sent in by a line shot to the lighthouse by a rocket

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADH8D8KKWR0WKYPE51A21Q0KXO
    Media URN:
    VLVADH8D8KKWR0WKYPE51A21Q0KXO
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/01/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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