World's first underwater television grab

United Kingdom, 1957

Film
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Documentary account of this pioneering effort in underwater salvage. Underwater cameras are mounted in tandem with a grab, providing remote vision for the grab’s controllers at the water’s surface. Promotional film for television technology developed by the Pye Company of the United Kingdom.

Credits

production company

Pye Film Unit

Meadway Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:08:53:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

30688

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television - History

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Aircraft accidents

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Salvage - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Underwater photography

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Historical films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technological innovations

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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