• Short Summary

    Field Marshal Slim opens new ocean terminal at Southampton.

  • Description

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    GV. Southampton docks. GV. The SS Oriana tied up at Southampton. SV. Name Oriana on the side of the ship. LV. Field Marshal Slim talking to men who worked on the building of the ship. SCU. Field Marshal Slim talking to men who worked on the building of Oriana. GV. Interior, showing audience in the terminal for the opening ceremony of the new reception hall which is also to serve as the ocean terminal - Sir William Slim is to open it. SCU. Mayor and Mayoress of Southampton. SV. Sir William Slim finishing his speech and moving away from the microphone prior to unveiling the plaque commemorating the event. SV. Audience. SV. Sir William about to unveil the plaque, he pulls the cord to draw back the drapes revealing the plaque. GV. Unveiled plaque, Sir William Slim drops cord and people on the dais applaud - including Sir Brian Robertson. CU. The Plaque. GV. Lounge of the terminal. SV. Writing desks. Angle shot, modern murals on the walls. SV. Display window on the left of picture is a very contemporary spiral type light. Angle shot, pan down the spiralled light. SV. Bar of the terminal.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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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:
    01:34:36:00 / 01:35:38:00

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