• Short Summary

    Winston Churchill leaves for the U.S. on the 'Queen Mary' - also shots of men working to free jammed anchor.

  • Description

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    GV. Pan, Liner "Queen Mary" alongside (for super title.)

    SV. Winston Churchill (Prime Minister) alighting Southampton Railway Station, followed by Anthony Eden (Foreign Secretary). SV. Pan, Churchill and Eden walking through terminal to ship. SV. Towards, Churchill and Eden walking with the Captain of ship. SV. Eden and Churchill posing for cameras.

    SV. Bow of liner ship "Queen Mary" LV. Men working on anchor of "Queen Mary" with acetylene torches. LV. Inboard, men working on bows of ship. SV. Stuck anchor chain. CU. Stuck anchor in hawse pipe. LV. Men working on anchor of ship. SV. Men on deck hauling on ropes SV. Anchor going into hawse pipe. CU. Funnel.

    SV. Lord Ismay (Commonwealth Secretary) on board. SV. Upper decks of ship. LV. People waving from terminal. SV. People waving from decks of "Queen Mary". CU. Singer Vera Lynn waving. LV. People on decks as ship moves away. LV. Tugs nosing liner into Channel.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Title Scene "L") (Orig. "K")

    Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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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:
    01:20:22:00 / 01:21:54:00

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