• Short Summary

    Storm causes the sinking of a ship in Lake Michigan - US Coastguards set out to find survivors.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Great Lakes Disaster".

    United States of America (USA).

    Aerial views Ships on Lake Michigan. CU Helicopters in flight. GV Ship. Aerial views Shore of Gull Island. SV (still photo) the Freighter Carl D. Bradley which is the one which broke up. CU Life-jackets belonging to the Carl D. Bradley (2 shots). GV One of the search ships. SV Helicopter taking off to join the search. GV Search ship. GV People waiting on shore for news of survivors. GV Ship. SV Ship (this is the ship which found the two survivors.) CU The life-raft which the two survivors used. SV Press photographers waiting for survivors to come ashore. GV The deck of the rescue ship. SV Men on bridge of rescue ship. SV One of the dead being taken ashore on stretcher. GV Crowds watching. SV A survivor being taken ashore. SV The other survivor being taken ashore. GV The now calm waters of Lake Michigan. GV Gull Island.

    (Dupe. Neg.) (Original F.G. in 3163.B.)

    Originally part of Overseas Reel

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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:
    01:37:03:00 / 01:38:42:00

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