• Short Summary

    Cruise liner SS United States breaks record of Queen Mary for fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean and win the Blue Riband.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: "United States" Beats Atlantic Record!

    ENGLAND: Off Southampton and Southampton:

    AEROPLANES ENGLISH. Flying-boat helicopter, private plane and all greet arrive at Southampton of S. S. United States after record breaking Atlantic Crossing

    FERRY BOATS.

    HELICOPTER Shots in sky as it flies over water to greet record-breaking arrival of S.S. United States at Southampton.

    MANNING COMMODORE HARRY (Captain of S.S.United States) Shots of on the bridge of his ship on maidenrun to Southampton..Creates record crossing.

    QUEEN MARY Ship Library shots of her record-breaking Atlantic Crossing in 1938..used in United States 1952 new record.

    SHIPPING. S.S. United States breaks Atlantic Record crossing in new fast time..steams into S'hampton..shots from air. Capt. Huge crowds and steamers pipe her in

    SOUTHAMPTON.. S.S.United States arrives after record breaking maiden voyage from New York.. shots as she pulls into Ocean Terminal etc.. greeted by huge crowds etc

    TRUMAN MARGARET. On board S.S. United States on maiden voyage record-breaking Atlantic Crossing as it arrives in Southampton

    S.S. UNITED STATES Crosses in maiden voyage from New York to Southampton in record time .. shots from air .. ferry-boats, speed-boats, planes etc greet her as she pulls in .. Shots Captain, Commodore Manning, Margaret Truman on board, pulls into Ocean Terminus and huge crowds and streamer welcome her

    Ships and Boats; United States of America
    Background: Cruise liner SS United States breaks record of Queen Mary for fastest crossing of the Atlantic Ocean and win the Blue Riband.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA74PLEMC6SB9IHTI9GTACD4HOF
    Media URN:
    VLVA74PLEMC6SB9IHTI9GTACD4HOF
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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