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  • Short Summary

    Admiral Beatty's famous battleship is taken to the Shipbreakers Yard.

  • Description

    On the River Tyne, Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle.

    Title: "CARVING UP THE LION! Admiral Beatty's famous Flagship at Jutland severed in two to meet her end at Shipbreakers Yard".

    C/U of a welder standing on the deck of the World War One battleship using a blow torch. High angled panning shot of demolition men working on the deck of the battleship. High angled shot of a man passing down a section of metal from the battleship to the quayside.

    L/S of two steam powered tug boats towing the half-demolished battleship down the River Tyne. M/S of the shabby looking battleship floating up the river, a group of men stand on the deck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    362.18
    Media URN:
    24715
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:53:00 / 01:46:02:00
    Canister:
    G 1138

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