• Short Summary

    "Saxonia", first of three Cunarders for Canadian service is launched by Lady Churchill.

  • Description

    Clydebank, Scotland.

    LV stern of "Saxonia" luxury liner on slipway. SV ship's propellor. LV alongside of ship. SV showing name "Saxonia" on bow. GV elevated ship on stocks, & SV. STV Lady Churchill walking towards launching platform. GV crowd. GV Lady Churchill walking towards platform. SV crowd on platform. GV elevated ship and crowds SV Lady Churchill cuts tape. LV bottle smashing against side of ship. People cheer. SV Lady Churchill and dignitaries waving. SV "Saxonia" down slipway and into water. SV Lady Churchill waving to ships. SV Lady Churchill waving. GV "Saxonia".

    (Neg.) (Title scene "I".)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    144.03
    Media URN:
    29213
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:41:00 / 01:03:52:00
    Canister:
    54/16

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