• Short Summary

    The first ship to be built in Egypt's Alexandria shipyards, appropriately named the "Alexandria", was launched on Saturday (22 May).

  • Description

    1.
    GV Dockyard
    0.05

    2.
    SV Name of ship
    0.08

    3.
    CU Flag
    0.11

    4.
    SCU PAN Dr Fouad Mohieddin, Governor of Alexandria, arrives
    0.22

    5.
    SV Overhead banner
    0.26

    6.
    SV PAN Dr Sidky arrives waving to crowd
    0.34

    7.
    CU Soldier with gun
    0.35

    8.
    SV PAN Dr Sidky up to platform & waves to crowd
    0.53

    9.
    TGV Crowd waving back
    0.56

    10.
    SCU Dr Sidky ready to launch ship
    1.00

    11.
    SV Sacrificial cow
    1.02

    12.
    LV Ship launched
    1.23

    13.
    SCU Dr Sidky
    1.25

    14.
    GV Crowd ZOOM INTO ship outside dock
    1.31



    Initials SGM/1714 GSM/1740



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The first ship to be built in Egypt's Alexandria shipyards, appropriately named the "Alexandria", was launched on Saturday (22 May). As it is the first of six being constructed there with the help of Soviet technicians, Visnews cameraman Ken Ludlow travelled to Alexandria for the ceremony.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABZI6RDK2GK8D5JCGVM93AMBTL
    Media URN:
    VLVABZI6RDK2GK8D5JCGVM93AMBTL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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