Mayflower The Second Is Launched Aka Mayflower… 1956

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    Brixham Harbour, Devon.

    GV. People crowded round the Mayflower II (replica of the Pilgrim Fathers' vessel) being prepared for launching. AS. Part of the structure. SV. Line of shipyard workers ready to meet US airman Mr Reis Leming. SV. Mr Reis Leming shaking hands and talking to shipyard workers. GV. Ship in shed and people round it. SCU. Founders of Mayflower, Warwick Charlton and John Loew. SV. Rain coming off corrugated roof and pouring down. SV. Rain coming off corrugated roof, Reis Leming drinking out of a cup. He hands it to Stewart Upham who drinks. SV. Pilgrim girls looking on holding bunches of flowers. LV. People gathered round ship. SV. Men banging in wedges which raise the ship for launching. SV. People looking on. SV. A man hits stock and the ship starts to roll away towards the water. SCU. Women waving. LV. Ship enters the water and starts to drift out. GV. The shipway and people looking out towards the ship. LV. Mayflower II afloat in the harbour.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene K.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    32257
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    605.14
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:09:00 / 01:21:21:00
    Canister:
    56/78
    Sort Number:
    56/078
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  • In the description and tags the name should be John Lowe and not John Loew. This is correct in other Mayflower sequences but mistyped here.

    A million thank yous for the opportunity for me to see some clips of my father.

    adrianlowe 10th Oct 2014

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