Germany's New Liner 1934

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    Full title reads: "GERMANY'S NEW LINER - "Scharnhorst" launched at Bremen."

    Bremen, Germany.

    Several shots of the new German liner "Scharnhorst" with men still working on it. A huge crowd gathered for the launching of the new ship. Crowd giving a Nazi salute to Adolf Hitler who is there for the launch. He salutes back from the platform. Hitler, surrounded by officials looking at the ship moving towards water. As ship slides towards water, Hitler, officials and the crowd give Nazi salute.

    This story ends at (01:32:33) and another version (short) of the same story follows as part of the "News in a Nutshell" collection.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/12/1934
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    10688
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    811.17
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:12:00 / 01:33:07:00
    Canister:
    34/105
    Sort Number:
    34/105
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  • The ship seen here is the SS Scharnhorst, (not to be confused with the battleship Scharnhorst).

    The ship was operated by the Norddeutscher Lloyd (NDL) shipping company.

    jamied 16th May 2012

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