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Sailing on ships Khedive Ismail and SS Normandie

Film | Accession Number: 2017.323 | RG Number: RG-60.0142 | Film ID: 4268
Image

View of a foggy horizon from a boat. Deck of the boat, with umbrellas and tables. A lifebuoy reads the name of the ship: “Khedive Ismail, London.” A seagull flies by. More scenes from the boat deck. A safety drill with life jackets. Sam Elias wearing a beret, sitting on deck. Another ship passing. Sam Elias wearing a life preserver. Sam Elias smiling and waving at the camera near the railing. Sam Elias holding a lifebuoy that reads “Normandie Havre.” Sam Elias smoking and taking his jacket off, pretending to go for a swim, then putting his jacket back on. Passengers on the deck. Flags flying from the ship mast. Planes fly by overhead. Arriving in NY, The Statue of Liberty.

Duration
00:04:33
Event Date
1936?
Locale
Atlantic Ocean
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Martin Elias
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:54:41
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