• Short Summary

    The British ship 'Ondo' runs onto a sandbank on the River Elbe.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Elbe. Freighter Aground".

    The ship 'Ondo' runs onto a sandbank on the River Elbe, Germany.

    GV of the British 5,435 ton freighter 'Ondo' stranded in the Elbe mouth. LV ditto.

    GV five of the most powerful German ocean going tugs the famous 'Fairplays' going to the rescue of the freighter. SV pan from one tug to another and crew securing towlines. SV of the tug with tow rope attached.

    LV the British freighter 'Ondo' stranded and ditching some of the freight. SV ditto. CU some of the freight floating on the water.

    SV the crew of the freighter working on deck with lamps as fog starts to shroud the ship.

    SV unloading the freight of the Cocoa beans onto the tugs. CU one of the crew giving signal to lower freight. SV pan as sacks of Cocoa beans are lowered into the tugs. SV stacking sacks of Cocoa beans on tug. Angle shot Crew of the freighter looking over the side of the ship.

    SV Fog shrouding the ship. CU lamps alight on masthead, SV ditto. angle shot the bow of 'Ondo' back view stern of the Ondo shrouded in Fog.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:50:00 / 01:31:01:00

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