• Short Summary

    Boys at an outward bound school learn how to carry out rescues on difficult terrain. Cumbria.

  • Description

    Outward bound school - rescue demonstration.

    Eskdale, Cumbria.

    M/S of boys in the rescue team running with equipment, they reach a net and start to climb up. Various shots as they scale the net and climb over pole in pathway. C/U of a boy looking on. Various shots of the boys climbing over trees with their rescue tackle. M/S as they pass stretcher through a tree. Various shots of boys climbing the rocks and undoing stretcher equipment. M/S as they lift the wounded boy and carry him to the stretcher. C/U of another boy watching.

    Various shots of the group, the camera pans down to boys paying out rescue line and setting up rescue equipment. C/U boy lying on stretcher and being lowered down rock face. Various shots as he is lowered, C/U anchorman with rope round his waist. M/S boy being lowered down slope. C/U group of boys watching demonstration. C/U as the boys check knots in rope. C/U instructor. M/S of a boy sliding down the safety line to test it. M/S as injured boy is lifted up. Various shots as he is attached and pushed down the safety line.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    New pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:51:00 / 01:45:00:00
    NP 351

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