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    No titles. Trouble hits QE2 during trials.

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    General views of QE2 slowly steaming into Southampton Dock, being towed by tugs. M/S pan of name 'Queen Elizabeth 2' and people watching from deck. She has come home from trials to have her ailing turbine seen to. Pan along deck, showing chefs and others watching and waving. Captain Warwick watches from observation deck. L/S of QE2 in dock, pan to bow.

    General views inside main control room of QE2. Shot of turbine revolving very slowly. Workmen and officials go up the gangplank and aboard the ship.

    Several shots at press conference being held by Sir Basil Smallpiece, chairman of Upper Clyde Shipbuilders and Cunard and Mr Anthony Hepper.

    Several shots of the interior of the ship, looking down corridor pan door, pan up unfinished light fittings, pan of room with all the workmen's gear assembled in a mess, another unfinished room with electric fittings. General view looking along main deck with workmen's gear lying about, pan to window frames. Pan of bedroom. C/U of hand-written sign on wall reading 'Grill' with an arrow beneath it.

    General view pan of one of the main lounges where two men are seated. C/U of Captain Warwick and Sir Basil talking together on deck with Anthony Hepper.

    General view of QE2 in dock.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:28:00 / 01:48:14:00
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    Sport & Leisure Travel & Exploration Science & Technology
    Cunard Archive
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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