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  • Short Summary

    Liner ship 'Duchess of Bedford' is launched.

  • Description

    20,000 ton liner launched 'Duchess of Bedford'.

    Location of events unknown.

    Launch of the Canadian-Pacific ocean liner 'Duchess of Bedford'; 1928. Group of ladies & gentlemen standing on balcony; chatting w/ each other. Lady speaks a few words; cuts ribbon. Then shot of the ship; w/ smoke blowing past it in FG.

    Boats and ships; commercial; passenger liners.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2408.15
    Media URN:
    76475
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:24:00 / 01:30:58:00
    Canister:
    ON 321 I

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The launch took place on 24 January 1928.

    "Lady speaks a few words; cuts ribbon." - that's Mrs Lucy Baldwin, wife of the then Prime MInister Stanley Baldwin.

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