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  • Short Summary

    Launch of the new French liner SS Djenne.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Seyne. New French luxury liner, 10,000 ton S.S. 'Djenne' launched from famous shipyard of Les Forges and Chantiers."

    Seyne, France.

    Rear view of the SS Djenne showing its name and port of registry.

    Shots of men working to remove chocks from the keel of the ship prior to launch.

    Good shot of the ship's propellor.

    More shots of men preparing the ship for launch.

    Various shots of the ship on the blocks.

    Procession of dignitaries arrive for the launch.

    VS of ship as she slides down the slipway.

    The SS Djenne slides into the water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    743.12
    Media URN:
    7769
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:39:00 / 01:18:57:00
    Canister:
    30/32

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