WBZ Archives: The Eldia Shipwreck On Nauset Beach

On this date in 1984, WBZ-TV's Shelby Scott reported that tourists were flocking to the site of a massive shipwreck on Cape Cod. Freighter ship the Eldia got stuck on Nauset Beach during a nor'easter and thousands came to see the unreal site.

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  1. Susan Hill says:

    This commercial is great, but it would be nice if you could identify all the people in the original. I recognize most, but can’t remember the names. Love seeing Barry Burbank in the same segment both old & new.

  2. Hi Susan. Here is a complete shot-by-shot breakdown of everyone in the original production and the remake: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/03/26/wbz-one-4-all-promo-remake/

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