• Short Summary

    Launch of the 'Ark Royal', Britain's biggest aircraft carrier by Lady Maude Hoare at Birkenhead, USS Yorktown undergoing trials and Queen Wilhelmina launching the liner 'Nieuw Amsterdam' in the Netherlands.

  • Description

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    Rotterdam, Holland: G.V. liner. CU.name on boat. L.V. Queen Wilhelmina arrives. T.C. crowd. S.V. acknowledges crowd.L.V. boat launched. S.V. pan. down slipway. S.V. boat in water. G.V. tugs pulling boat.

    ENGLAND: Lady Hoare Launches Aircraft Carrier "Ark Royal." BIRKENHEAD, ENGLAND G.V. pan. from crowd to ship. S.V. Sir. S. Hoare & wife on platform. L.V. Lady Hoare throws bottle twice. CU. Sir. Samuel smiling. L.V. Lady Hoare throws bottle. G.V. ship down slipway.

    U.S.: Latest American Aircraft Carrier undergoes Trials. Newport, Va., U.S. G.V. aircraft carrier at sea. S.V. & G.V. boat at sea.

    Ships and Boats; Navy - Active; United States of America; Royalty; Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1880-1962), reigned 1890-1948), Nobility; Ceremonies - Launchings; Personalities - Relatives; Great Britain
    Background: Launch of the 'Ark Royal', Britain's biggest aircraft carrier by Lady Maude Hoare at Birkenhead, USS Yorktown undergoing trials and Queen Wilhelmina launching the liner 'Nieuw Amsterdam' in the Netherlands.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA70OFJ5FRRL22B34ABLFPARK8Q
    Media URN:
    VLVA70OFJ5FRRL22B34ABLFPARK8Q
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/04/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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