• Short Summary

    The liner ship 'Queen Mary' sets sail from Southampton as the 'Queen Elizabeth' comes in.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Blue Riband Is Safe With Britain's Queens".

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    CU Crates destined for New York pan up as they are swung across to deck of Queen Mary pan down to name on ship. SV Pan up barrels of cognac being swung aboard. SV Towards gangway being moved into position. SV Dockside official guiding crane driver with hand. SV Covered gangway being moved into position. SV Crew going aboard.

    MV Night shots Queen Mary lit up. SV Back view two passengers led by steward walking up gangway. SV Towards trolley of luggage. MV Towards and pan passengers walking towards gangway, led by steward. SV Stewards walking up gangway loaded with luggage. SV Woman wearing furs giving ticket to official at foot of gangplank. SV Woman with feathered hat talking to official at foot of gangway. SV Night shot Queen Mary lit up. CU Mirror in lounge. SV People sitting around fire in lounge. SV Chief chef detailing assistants. MV cooks cooking at huge stoves. CU Chef stirring something in pot. SV Crabs on table pan to lobsters. CU Pan up pile of lobsters pan to chef. CU Lobsters being cut in half.

    MV Through porthole, sailor hands communication to officer. CU Officer reading communication. Sailor standing by. SV Ship's funnels pan to LV Queen Elizabeth steaming in. SV Officer on watch aboard Queen Mary. MV Queen Elizabeth steaming past. SV Officer on watch aboard Queen Mary. MV Queen Elizabeth steaming past.

    SV Waiters at servery collecting dishes. CU Cover being taken off chickens pan to more chickens. SV Waiters at servery. SV Chef cutting up chicken. CU Waiter puts dish on tray.

    CU Funnel of the Queen Elizabeth. GV Boatdeck of Queen Elizabeth, pan to LV of Queen Mary leaving. CU Wake of ship. Pan up. Lib. VS of Queen Mary at sea. (Orig.Neg.)
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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:02:00 / 01:20:35:00

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