Budget Films

Stock Footage

Two Naval Disasters

Newsreel footage shows a Dutch ocean liner sinking of the coast of east Africa. Brief shots show passengers in lifeboats. In Liverpool, firemen stand on the smoldering hull of the Empress of Canada, a large ocean liner. Dramatic CU of a pointing fireman in silhouette, backlit by flames. WS shows capsized ship.

IdentifierCLIP-1954
Duration44 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1953
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