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  • Short Summary

    Ocean liner, The Queen Mary, leaves English docks to cross Atlantic.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Queen Mary's Maiden Voyage to New York".

    Location of events unknown - possible Southampton, Hampshire?

    Various L/S of Queen Mary, ocean liner, at dockside, preparing to cross the Atlantic. Crowds watch from quay. Various shots of Queen Mary moving away from quay. C/U of funnel. A steam tug boat leads the ship out to sea. High angled shot from deck of ship as men release ropes from quay. Various shots of ship departing. Nice M/S of people waving handkerchiefs from quay as ship passes in background. More shots of ship departing. As she moves out to sea she is followed by fleet of smaller vessels.

    M/S of man sitting on coil of rope, his head is bowed as if he is asleep. Various aerial shots of the ship moving out to sea. Includes good shot of the ship's name on the bow.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:51:00 / 01:39:29:00

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