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    Amsterdam, Holland (Netherlands).

    MS. Bows of new Norwegian liner 'Oslofjord', pan down to keel. LS. Workmen painting sides of 'Oslofjord.' LS. Elevated, stern and workmen working on name. MS. Workmen working on name. MS. Workmen preparing grease on slipway for launching. LS. Workmen coming off the ship. LS. Elevated shot of people on quay showing shadows sharply defined. CU. Bottle of champagne and a cross of ribbon in Norwegian national colours. LS. Crown Prince Olaf and Princess Martha of Norway (formerly of Sweden) arriving on motor boat for launching ceremony. MS. Norwegian flag flying. MS. Crown Prince Olaf and Princess Martha alighting from launch. MS. They walk along quay. LS. Princess Martha and Prince Olaf walking across small foot bridge, followed by various other officials. LS. & MS. Elevated, Princess Martha & Crown Prince Olaf walking through shipyard. LS. Quay showing royal motor launch and stern of the 'Oslofjord.' MS. Prince Olaf and Princess Martha walking along quay. Small Dutch girl presents Princess Martha with bouquet of flowers. MS. Princess Martha and Prince Olaf walking through crowds. LS. Princess Martha and Prince Olaf descending steps to launching platform. MS. Princess Martha and Prince Olaf descending to launching platform. LS. Launching platform showing Dutch and Norwegian flags flying from mast. MS. Princess Martha and Prince Olaf on launching platform. MS. Bows of 'Oslofjord' after bottle of champagne has struck. LS. Elevated shot of ship moving down slipway. LS. From slipway, of ship moving into river. MS. Ship in river. LS. Ship. MS. & SCU. Launching platform with Prince Olaf and Princess Martha on it. LS. 'Oslofjord' in river and tugs attending to her.

    (Comb. Lav.)

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 49/29. Foreign voiceover - probably Dutch.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    65267
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2274.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:43:00 / 01:49:02:00
    Canister:
    UN 2099 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 2099 C
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    Categories
    Trade & Industry Historical Figures & Celebrities
    WorkSpaces
    Princess Martha, Norway
  • Stills

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