SS Orsova Sea Trials 1954

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    Isle of Arran, Strathclyde.

    Uncut fine grain of story used in pictorial 510. Note on Pictorial pink cards. Orsova trials.

    A man walks in to send a telegram. The operator taps out the success of the trials.
    Man reading from wall and writing something down. Man working on map. 2 men discussing. C/U smoking funnel. M/S lifeboats. Men looking out to sea. Name of ship 'Orsova'. Camera on tripod in operation. L/S hills on Isle of Arran as ship approaches.
    Men on deck. M/S as crew watch through binoculars. M/S sea at back of ship. Various shots as the crew stand around. Man on phone. CU full speed ahead. Anchor being raised. Heavy chains moving slowly. Man with stop watch. Flags being lowered. Other flag being raised.

    FG B/W

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:18:39:00 / 01:27:57:00
    UN 2617 A
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    UN 2617 A
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