The Rescue

United Kingdom, 1958

Film
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How two young climbers get into difficulties and are saved by the joint efforts of a Royal Air Force Mountain Rescue Team and other experienced climbers. Contrasts correct ways of mountain climbing with careless methods. Set in the mountains of Argyll and Inverness.

Credits

director

Gordon Mackay

producer

Harry Govan

production company

BBC Film Unit

Language

English

Duration

00:24:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

27866

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mountains

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mountains

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Rescue work

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Rescue work

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Search and rescue operations

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Mountaineering

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Outdoor recreation - Scotlan

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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