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Part-Time Heroes

Synopsis

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Written by Duncan Ross.
A second chance to see this documentary film about the Royal National Life-boat Institution.

No other country in the world has such an effective organisation for the saving of life at sea as Britain with the Royal National Life-boat Institution. To show something of the scope and methods of the life-boat service this film reconstructs two actual incidents-the rescue of three fishermen off the coast of North Wales and a fire on board a coastal ship.
Commentary spoken by Michael Flanders.
Produced by Duncan Griffin-Beale for BBC-tv Enterprises

Contributors

Writer: Duncan Ross
Narrator: Michael Flanders
Photographed by: Leonard Newson
Photographed by: Eddie Best
Sound: John Ramsay
Film editor: Stanley Hill
Producer: Duncan Griffin-Beale

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