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  • Short Summary

    Lady Eden launches SS 'Empress of England' at Newcastle, Tyne and Wear.

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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Lady Eden launches SS 'Empress of England' at Newcastle, Tyne and Wear.

    Various shots of ship on slipway, men standing around, crowds of people standing with umbrellas up, awaiting the arrival of Lady Eden. L/S of Guard of Honour of Naval Cadets. L/S pan along name on side of ship 'Empress of England'.

    L/S of Lady Eden's car arriving. She alights and walks up ramp with gentleman who is holding umbrella over her, waving to the crowd. L/S of Lady Eden and others on launching platform. Lady Eden pulls switch, pan to bottle hitting boat.

    Various good shots of ship sliding down slipway and into water. L/S of tackle left in shipyard, pan to ship in water. L/S of the 'Empress of England' afloat. General view of dockyard workers. M/S of Lady Eden with others watching. Lady Eden leaves platform. Various shots of the ship's slipway after launching. M/S of launching chains.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:05:00 / 01:24:54:00
    UN 2843 D

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