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  • Short Summary

    The Duchess of Newcastle names new cruiser at Walker-on-Tyne.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HMS Newcastle Launched. Duchess of Newcastle names new Cruiser at Walker-on-Tyne".

    Walker-on-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    MS Pan from choir singing to various VIPs before the launching of the warship. It looks windy, everyone is holding onto their hats. MS the Duchess of Newcastle steps forward to press the button launching the ship. VS the Royal Navy cruiser slides down from the stocks into the water near the shipyard. MS of the VIPs and dignitaries as they watch the launch. The Duchess is given a small gift of thanks.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be missing item from 36/10.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2961.03
    Media URN:
    85113
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1936
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:37:00 / 01:03:54:00
    Canister:
    36/10 / UNI GAZ ROLL 26

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