Aquitania From Coal To Oil 1920

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    Newcastle to Liverpool.

    Intertitle: "THE 'AQUITANIA', the Mammoth Cunard Liner - now converted from coal burning to oil - beats her own record in trial trip".

    Various L/Ss of the impressive liner coming in to dock. Point of view shot from the deck of the ship funnels and the quayside. P.O.V. from ship, of men standing on the quayside, pan to industrial docks. P.O.V. of the bow of the Aquitania as it docks. Various panning shots of the docks from a boat.

    Various C/Us of four men walking on the deck of the Aquitania. M/S of smoke coming out the ship's funnel. High angled L/S ( taken from the deck of the liner?) of three tug boats. High angled M/S of a crowded deck - three people in strange costumes are entertaining a bunch of sailors and passengers, one is dressed as King Neptune. The costumed people throw two men into a makeshift swimming pool made from a sail.

    Point of view shot of boats in the harbour from deck of liner. More L/Ss of the liner. More shots of tug boats taken from the deck. M/S of people and funnels on deck of liner. Panning shot of the docks. M/S of seagulls swooping over harbour, seen from deck of the ship. P.O.V. of the harbour as the boat docks.

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    British Pathé
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    01:39:39:00 / 01:48:34:00
    G 681
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