• Short Summary

    40 Million Dollar dreadnought "West Virginia" launched at Newport, USA.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Dreadnought launched may never sail the sea. 40,000,000 West Virginia christened although doomed for junk pile under....

    USA.: Newport:
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    Low Angle shot of bows of dreadnought ship "West Virginia" draped with US flag
    GV elev. crowd of people in shipyard
    LS group men swinging spars of wood forward and back - edging ship forward

    TITLE: Maybe they'll find a better use for champagne after we stop launching battle ships.

    SV bottle of champagne swung and smashed on bows of ship
    GV shots battleship down slipway and into water. (3 shots).
    Background: 40 Million Dollar dreadnought "West Virginia" launched at Newport, USA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAAAPXIWXMSMG9OQX2LEOA7EKD
    Media URN:
    VLVAAAPXIWXMSMG9OQX2LEOA7EKD
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1921
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:39:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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