• 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.


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

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:51:00 / 01:08:21:00

Comments (1)

  1. Unknown user says

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

    Report comment
    Report comment

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment