• Short Summary

    'Berengaria' sent by Sir John Jarvis to Jarrow for breaking up, will provide work for two hundred.

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    SLATE INFORMATION: 'Berengaria' Means Xmas

    Berengaria' Sold for 100,000 pounds to be broken up in distressed areas of Jarrow.
    ENGLAND: Southampton:
    Gen. view 'Berengaria' tied up. Semi view smoke coming out from funnels. CU sign "No Visitors". Semi view & front view Auctioneer, Russell-Hay up gangway. CU siren blows. Front view men remove mooring ropes. Long view Captain Gibbons, Chief Officer & Pilot on bridge. CU Skipper. CU Chief Officer. Shot from bridge...pan to tugs.

    Gen. view Berengaria leaves quay..IN ROLL 4393

    Gen. view Southampton Docks. CU siren blows. Long view of "Empress of Britain". Long view intr..men on bridge. Semi view Capt. Gibbons at chart. Long view wireless operator. CU hand on morse key. Angle shot of wireless aerial. Long view Hay with ships bell. CU name on bell.."Imperator" pan down to lifebelt "Berengaria". Long view Hay in lifeboat. Semi view Hay taking notes. Gen. view empty promenade. Gen. view empty gymnasium. Semi view roof pan down to 'Berengaria' to be Broken Up empty swimming pool. Long view & Angle shot of Hay on long steps in ballroom measuring glass dome. Gen. view waiter brings tea into deserted Palm Court. Semi view waiter with tray. Semi view Hay drinking tea. Semi view smoke out of funnels pan to smoke away.

    Gen. view empty shipyards at Jarrow. Long view wet street. Semi view of men in street. Long view & CU pawnbroker's sign, with one ball missing. Semi view Sir John Jarvis. CU Sir John Jarvis talks. Long view well-stocked shops. CU poster "Xmas Gifts" pan to "Merry Christmas" pan to shop front. Semi view kids looking in shop. Gen. view Berengaria. Semi view deck of Berengaria. Long view smoke out of funnels. Long view sea-gulls. Semi view anchor-chain. Long view "Berengaria" anchored.

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    Jarvis says that prosperity is creeping around the corner for the people of Jarrow.

    Ships and Boats; Social Conditions and Problems; Industries, Trades and Crafts; Personalities - Business; Great Britain
    Background: 'Berengaria' sent by Sir John Jarvis to Jarrow for breaking up, will provide work for two hundred.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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