• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Queen Launches New Royal Yacht 'Britannia'" - 53/28.

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Queen Launches New Royal Yacht 'Britannia'" 53/28.

    Natural Sound Material for Newsreel Story - first shot not superimposed.

    River Clyde Ship building yards, Scotland.

    Angle shot pan down bow of ship. STV. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arriving and being greeted, & SCU. Angle shot workmen waving from bows of ship. LV. Queen and Duke walking to inspect part of ship. SV. Pan Queen and Duke walking to inspect part of ship. Queen waves to crowd. LV. Props on stern of ship. & SCU. SV. Queen waving to crowd as she approaches launching platform. SV. Crowd watching from stands. Angle shot Bow of ship. LV. Queen about to launch ship. SCU. Queen steps forward and at 5 names ship "Britannia" and wish success to all who sail in her. She cuts the Tape releasing bottle SV Pan bottle hitting ship and breaks. SV. Queen presses button to release ship. Angle shot Ship start to move away. SV. Queen smiling. she shakes hands with officials. LV. Ship going down slipway. SV. Queen smiling. GV. Ship launched.

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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity, 2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:18:00 / 01:56:44:00
    53/28 G (Selected Originals)

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

    This footage is repeated in clip 70.33, though that clip has a full commentary.

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