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    Material relating to newsreel story 'One Survivor' - 52/86.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'One Survivor' - 52/86.

    Material for Newsreel Story.

    Hull, Humberside.

    Pathe interviewer John Parsons interviewing Spencer (lead in for commentary.) Interview (NAT. snd.) Spencer. N.S. 'After the order to abandon ship, we all dived into the sea. Big waves were rolling along and I was trying to swim. I suppose you could call it swim - to nearest rock. Waves washed me four or five times onto rock and washed me down again. Well it must have been a big wave that came along and washed me right to the top of them.' CU. Spencer I could hear the ships blowing around, but I couldn't see any of the, because it was thick fog. Well I prayed that fog would lift - it did.' CU. Spencer. J.P: 'What are your plans now? Do you think you'll give up the sea?' N.S. 'No, I don't think so. I don't think I'll go back to Greenland - not yet, not till they get it properly charted.'

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:24:00 / 01:30:16:00
    52/86 D (Selected Originals)

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