• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth launches battleship the "Vanguard".

  • Description

    Item title reads - Britain's greatest battleship launched.

    Location of events unknown, somewhere in the north of England.

    C/U Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham at the launching of the "Vanguard". L/S cranes in the shipyard. L/S of the Princess's own Royal Standard flying above large crowd. M/S looking up at the bows of "Vanguard". M/S as the christening bottle crashes against the side of the ship. M/S of the ship sliding down the slipway. Various shots of the Princess. M/S hawsers lashing against the ground as they hold the battleship on her launching. M/S of the Princess and another lady.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1370.05
    Media URN:
    44864
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:32:00 / 01:09:51:00
    Canister:
    44/98

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