• Short Summary

    The furniture from retiring liner, the 'Aquitania' is sold off at auction.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'Aquitania' Sells Out For The Last Time'.

    Southampton, Hampshire. The furniture from retiring liner, the 'Aquitania' is sold off at auction.

    VS of the liner ship 'Aquitania'. GV Deserted deck. CU Pan names carved on rail. GV Deserted ballroom. CU Painting on wall. MV Buyers looking at portrait. MV Portrait. CU Ornamental moulding round portrait. CU Buyer pan down to catalogue. MV Workmen carrying bar stools and chairs. SV Workmen carrying two crosses. SV Carpet pan up to GV depositary showing stack of mattresses. MV Mattresses. GV Auction in progress. CU Catalogue pan to man and woman talking. CU Auctioneer. GV Pan of the proceedings. SV Two workmen holding up chairs. CU Person bidding. CU Auctioneer pan down as he knocks gavel on table. GV Proceedings. SV Back of two bidders pan to chair. CU Woman bidding, GV Pile of 'jerries'. SV Auctioneer's gavel hitting desk. CU Woman bidding. GV Piles of jerries / potties.

    (Orig.Neg.)

    Cataloguer's Note: This is the last item on the tape - there are only 8 and a bit minutes here - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3424.06
    Media URN:
    92785
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:51:00 / 01:08:21:00
    Canister:
    50/14

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Auctioneer pan down" - the auction house is that of Messrs Hampton & Sons Ltd, at Southampton docks.

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