Film: 1858

Shipping | 1930 | Silent + Sound | B/W

Synopsis:

Lifeboat items.
1.
Lifeboats and funny boats - one is launched by rocket in U.S.A. and keels over on its side in sea - men escape.
2. In U.K. Lifeboatmen receive awards for bravery.
3. Rolling a lifeboat down a sandy beach in sunny weather. Lots of men walk after boat.
3. More conventional postwar lifeboat activities. Firing maroon, launching boat by tractor. At sea. In workshop, team of men using carpentry skills to make a lifeboat. Demonstrating the righting ability of boat when it is turned upside down. A launch down a slipway. Appeal for funds on lifeboat day.


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