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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Launching of the Q4" - 67/77.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Launching of the Q4" - 67/77.


    Various shots of the ship Queen Elizabeth II. C/U drag chains, pan up to them. M/S side of ship. M/S crowds waiting. M/S Scottish pipers and drummers playing and marching by the side. Various shots as they stand in a circle and play. C/U launching bottle of champagne covered with ribbons. M/S workers by the ship. M/S workers knocking chocks away. C/U Queen Elizabeth II. L/S as she walks along and chats. L/S as she climbs steps. M/S Princess Margaret. Various shots of the Queen. M/S Princess Margaret pointing. M/S Queen being told about the ship. L/S people applauding as she walks to platform. M/S as Queen and Margaret look at ship.

    L/S pan up ship in dockyard. M/S Queen smiling. M/S as they knock chocks away. L/S royal party walking along. M/S Queen on platform. M/S royal party on platform smiling and laughing. M/S Queen on platform. Top shot of the captain William E. Warwick. M/S Queen walking around and looking at ship. M/S tugs next to it. Various shots of the ship. M/S zoom out to show it on water. M/S chains. Various shots of the ship. Various shots people watching. L/S side view of the launching. M/S formation of planes flying over, pan down to ship. Various shots crowds on bank. Various shots of the ship in the water. L/S another boat full of people watching.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:02:00 / 01:48:53:00
    67/77 A (Selected Originals)

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