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  • Short Summary

    Beatty's battleship, famous from World War One, is sent to the shipbreakers.

  • Description

    Rosyth, Fife, Scotland.

    Title: "BEATTY'S FAMOUS FLAG SHIP. H.M.S. Lion - what memories of Jutland her name conjures up! - in the hands of the shipbreaker!"

    Warship from World War One is dismantled.

    M/S of a battleship, tilt down to show dockworkers on the quayside using blow torches to dismantle it. Panning shot of the workers on the deck of the boat. C/U of a rope pulling a section of metal from the side of the battleship. Panning shot, looking down from the ship's gun tower, of the workers on the deck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    334.15
    Media URN:
    24286
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:54:00 / 01:19:50:00
    Canister:
    G 1067

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