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  • Short Summary

    Good shots of the Constitution, an American ship floated again after renovation and 3 years in dry dock. Charlestown, America (USA, U.S.A.).

  • Description

    Item title reads - America's "Victory". Historic old "ironsider" Constitution, rebuilt after 3 years in dry dock, makes tour of American ports. Charlestown, (Charleston) America (USA, U.S.A.).

    M/S of the Constitution with Star Spangled Banner flying. Various shots of the ship, people watch from the quay.

    Title for alternative version - 'Proud old Ironsides again rides waves. Charlestown, Massachusetts. Rebuilt Constitution refloated after three years in dry dock.'

    L/S of the Constitution, the camera pans across to crew onboard. Various shots of the ship. M/S of the front. More shots of the ship as people stand and watch.

    M/S as a group of men walk out of a building. M/S of the men standing around. M/S of one of the men, he has a moustache. Various shots of the group together. M/S of journalists crowded around the moustached man who is making a speech.

    Note: the latter part of this item seems to be made up of unidentified cuts which do not appear to relate to the main story - EB 2001.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:12:00 / 02:00:33:00
    G 1699

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