• Short Summary

    The liner SS 'United States' leaves New York Harbour carrying President Truman's daughter.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America.

    Under titles view of SS 'United States'. Side view Liner Alongside Quay. Name "United States". The ship is setting off on her maiden Atlantic voyage and may be attempting to break the Blue Riband record for the crossing.

    SV. Mrs. Elizabeth Truman (Wife of the American President) with Secretary of the American Treasury, Mr John Snyder, followed by Margaret Truman (Daughter of the President), pan to back to view down gangway into ship.

    SV. Dockers about to release hawser. MV. Stern of ship hawser being pulled aboard. GV. Elevated, pressmen and photographers surrounding the Trumans, on deck. CU. Margaret Truman on deck. SV. Margaret Truman with Mrs. Truman and Snyder posing for cameramen.

    LV. Gangway being pulled away from ship. LV. passengers waving from upper deck of ship. SV. Name "United States" Pan along side of ship.

    SV. Mrs. Truman and Mr Snyder waving from quayside.

    MV. Ship Steaming out of harbour. CU. Margaret Truman on deck. LV. Ship steaming away from quay. GV. Ship passing Statue of Liberty. Big GV. Ship passing Statue of Liberty.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:27:00 / 01:17:37:00

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