• Short Summary

    Footage of the the new liner the Canberra.

  • Description

    Canberra's a winner. Off the coast of Gourrock.

    L/S of the 45,270 ton Orient passenger liner Canberra at sea. M/S Captain Geoffrey Alan Wild looking through glasses on Bridge of ship. L/S of the swimming pool. M/S Mr John West the 33 year old architect of lay out of ship (and assistant manager of P&O). L/S Looking down on the swimming pool. M/S Girl swimming in pool. M/S Passengers sunning themselves on deck chairs. M/S Waiter offering glass of refreshments to girl sunning herself in deck chair. L/S First class lounge. C/U Woman looking through glass.

    L/S Coastline Shot looking down at bow of liner from bridge. M/S Sailor at Electric control steering mechanism on bridge. C/U Sailor. C/U Hand on electric operating device for steering ship. L/S of the Turbo electric turbines. L/S of the electric control panel. C/U Dials etc. revolving round on control panel. L/S of the boiler room. M/S of the top shaft revolving. C/U Dial reading 18 knots per hour. L/S Couples dancing in the teenage room. C/U Two young girls in teenage room. M/S Couple dancing. C/U Drawing on wall "Swing it Auntie". C/U Two more drawings "Okay Baby". L/S of the first class Restaurant. L/S From stern of ship showing wake.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:51:00 / 01:35:26:00

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