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Title:GAUMONT GRAPHIC - SS GALICIAN STORY [Allocated Title]
Film Number:IWM 1061-07a
Summary: Fragment of a reconstruction of the interception of SS Galician by SMS Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse in the North Atlantic, 15th August 1914.
Description: On board the Galician two soldiers, Lieutenant J Deane of 1st East Lancashire Regiment and Gunner C Shurmer of the RGA are taken off as prisoners of war. The German boarding party rows back with its prisoners to its ship, having ordered the Galician to follow. The liner continues on its course, the battleship is not seen. According to the captions British forces steaming to help forced the German vessel to break contact.
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: None
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 71 ft; Running time: 1 min
Notes: Production: see IWM 1061-01 for production details. This film may be an extract from a Gaumont newsreel
Technical: this fragment is currently held on the same reel as IWM 1061-07b-g, the can is marked as IWM 1061-07