Hon. Elsie Mackay christens the liner - S.S. 'Tilawa' - with a bottle of champagne.
Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear.
Title: "LINER LAUNCHED at Hebburn Shipbuilding Yard - Hon. Elsie Mackay christens S.S. 'Tilawa'".
C/U of a bottle champagne being swung and smashed on the hull of the liner, the view of Elsie is obscured by a man standing in front of the camera. L/S of the liner sliding down the launching ramp into the sea. Panning shot of smartly dressed people on the platform, Elsie is holding a bouquet of flowers.