• Short Summary

    Giant liner's dramatic Atlantic crossing thrills America.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: America Welcomes 'Queen Elizabeth'

    USA: New York:
    EXT
    Gen. air view & back air view of Queen Elizabeth (painted grey) arriving.
    Back view of Queen Elizabeth arriving..with New York in b-g.
    Semi view U.S. sailors waving 'Queen Elizabeth' in b-g.
    Long view Queen Elizabeth at sea.
    Semi view of bridge.
    Gen. view Queen Elizabeth with New York in b-g.
    Long view Queen Elizabeth & crowd in f-g.
    Semi view Queen Mary & Normandie pan to Queen Elizabeth into dock.
    Gen. top view Queen Elizabeth...Queen Mary & Normandie also in dock.
    Long view Capt. John Townley & officer at mike.
    CU of Captain & officer. Semi views (2) & CU of Townley being interviewed.
    Long view cars along docks.
    Front view travel Queen Elizabeth in dock.
    Top view bridge.
    Air view of Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary & Normandie in dock.
    Air view 3 ships in dock.

    Sound Effects. Capt. Townley says that there was nothing unusual about the trip, they did not see any submarines and that he did not know he was coming to the U.S. when he left.

    Ships and Boats; United States of America
    Background: Giant liner's dramatic Atlantic crossing thrills America.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAACT8JF4ZYYHJ29CA8NABR4470
    Media URN:
    VLVAACT8JF4ZYYHJ29CA8NABR4470
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/03/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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