New Orient Liner Launched 1925

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    Item title reads - New Orient Liner launched. The 20,000 ton "Otranto" built in Vicker's famous yard, launched by Mrs L.S. Amery. Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria.

    L/S of Mrs Amery stood with some men, she smashes the bottle of champagne against the side of the ship. C/U as it glides away into the water. M/S of the ship from the side, the camera pans across people standing on the deck.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    19511
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    406.18
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    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:55:00 / 01:30:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1198
    Sort Number:
    G 1198
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  • "C/U as it glides away into the water" - that's the Walney Channel.

    The launch took place on 9 June 1925.

    jamied 17th Jan 2013

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