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    Southampton, England: G Air V s.s. 'United States' mid-channel, smoke billowing. Nearer Air V Ditto. GV Sea level shot Liner, showing smoke. CU Pan Wake from Liner, s.s. 'United States' Tv Inboard shot of ship's bow. GV Interior bridge. SV Passengers on sun deck. CU ditto. SCU Captain, Commodore Mannings & W. Gibbs, the designer. SCU Commodore Mannings speaks:- (Nat.sd.) SV Margaret Truman at ship's rail. CU Margaret Truman speaks:-(Nat.sd.) G Air V Approaching Southampton Ocean terminal. -tugs & pleasure crafts around. LV Liner in southampton water- ensign in f-g. Nearer Shot Liner billowing smoke. TV Overloaded pleasure craft. GV Firefloat spouting water. TV Ship's bow. Side V Passengers looking over ship's side. Air V Liner approaching Ocean terminal. Angle Shot Liner's funnels. LV Pleasure craft alongside. CU Ditto. GV Liner coming in. CU Tug. Shot From Liner approaching terminal. 190



    GV Liner coming alongside terminal, billowing smoke. TV From liner people wave from ship & shore. Side V Passengers wave. Shot Sign 'WELCOME' & streamers at terminal. CU American couple. SV Pan Sign 'GOOD LUCK TO THE NEW SHIP' GV Sign, with crowds & streamers. GV Liner moving to dockside. Shot Dockside. SV Captain Mannings looks over side of ship. GBV Liner alongside. GV Liner at Ocean terminal.



    GOOD SCENES.



    G Air V 'United States' mid-channel. Nearer V Ditto. Another V Ditto. Air Shot low level of Liner, s.s. 'United States' G Air V Liner, plane wings & struts in f-g. Air V Liner. G Air V Liner belching much smoke, escorted by two motorboats, showing wakes. G Air V Past Liner belching smoke, plane wing in f-g. G Air V Liner to low level shot ditto. G Air V Liner belching smoke. Air V Low level, towards & past liner. Air V Low level towards liner. GV Sea level Liner. Nearer V Ditto. Another V Ditto. Big GV Liner.



    Screen filling CU 'United States' Pan to Light monoplane overhead. GV Liner comes into Ocean terminal, showing escorting tugs, cranes on dockside &c., Closer V Ditto. Another V Ditto. Air V Towards Liner with escorting tugs, showing Town of Southampton laid out in b-g. G Air V Flying towards liner in Soton water showing town laid out in b-g. Air V Liner & escorting tugs. Low level shot Liner coming in Southampton water. Air V Low level, showing Liner coming in - wings of plane in f-g. Shot Thru plane struts showing liner. Air V Ocean terminal. SCU Name 'UNITED STATES' on bow Pan to funnels & super structure. CU Miss Margaret Truman on deck. CU Liner with escorting tug. Shot thru plane struts of liner. GEV Liner & crowds on quayside. GV Liner in dock with escorting tugs. Another V with escorting tugs nosing vessel, into position. Shot Thru girders of Liner. GEV Liner begin nosed into position by tugs Pan over to crowd on quay. GV Liner in dock. GEV Liner being nosed into position, people on quayside. GV Liner, with tugs pulling & nosing her into position. GV Liner (Bow shot) & maneuvering tugs. Shot Liner alongside dock with crowd on quayside. Angle Shot Funnel, pan down.



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    SCU Commodore Mannings speaks:- "Very happy and proud indeed to bring this great ship into this port after our marvelous fast trip on the United States."



    CU Margaret Truman speaks:- "We have has a wonderful trip in this beautiful new ocean liner. We are all very excited when she crossed Bishop's rock the other morning. I am delighted to be back in England, so nice I'm glad to see this chilly weather, you know its been awfully warm in New York."



    ENGLAND: CHILDREN'S DAY CELEBRATES SILVER JUBILEE. Leeds:- Queen of the Day goes in procession from Town Hall in Roundhay Park, where 55,000 see younger generation in Sports Display. Leeds, England SV Procession passing Leed's Town Hall. STV Procession towards. STV Children's day Queen, Miss Nita Lawther, in Daimler coupe. GV Crowd at Roundhay Park. GV Queen's procession towards. SV Miss Nita Lawther. SCU Lady Mayoress crowning Nita Lawther. CU Little boy looking thru binocs. CU Queen walks around arena with bridesmaids & pages etc., GV Tug-o-war. CU Boys shouting encouragement. SV Tug of war team. CU Boys clapping. SV Pan Girls crawl under sheet & up inclined ramps in obstacle race. CU Man with handkerchief on head. CU Pan Barbara Faint winds obstacle race. CU Barbara. CU Starter's gun. CU Half-milers towards & past camera. SV Crowd. SV Half-miler winner, Brian Holmes, towards & thru tape. CU Holmes. CU Boy in redskin hat. GTV Mass display. STV Ditto. CU Boy with handkerchief tied round head. GTV Mass noughts & crosses display. 110ft




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    GOOD SCENES. HAWKINS, FARMER, DUDLEY GEMMELL.
    SPECIAL FOR LEEDS ONLY
    SOMERS

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6ADHSMMG73T5RRO537741C1V
    Media URN:
    VLVA6ADHSMMG73T5RRO537741C1V
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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