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    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown

    French title reads: "Le Premier Voyage Du Paqueboat 'Normandie'. French voiceover.

    Aerial views of the Liner ship 'Normandie' at sea. Quick shot of the ships bridge. Shot of the ship's captain. Shot of clay pigeon shooting off side of ship. Shots of swimming pool. Various shots of the decoration around the interior of the ship - including the Chapel, indoor swimming pool, kitchen, dining room.

    The ship begins to make its entry into New York, United States of America. Boats come out to greet it. Shot of the Statue of Liberty. More shots of the ship on its way into harbour. Quick shot of bridge. Ship sounds hooters. Aerial views of ship coming in. Shots of New York from ship. A large crowd has come to see the ship. Sequence of ship coming in to New York.

    More aerial shots of the ship (possibly on the return leg) Shots inside plane. More shots of ship. The ship comes into harbour (back in France) after crossing the Atlantic.

    N.B. The Normandie competed for the Blue Riband prize for speed across the Atlantic. This story may date from 1935.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:29:00 / 01:14:53:00
    UN 112 C
    Sort Number:
    UN 0112 C
  • Appears in...

    Travel & Exploration
    The Liner Glamour prog 1 Normandie Normandie
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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