• Short Summary

    Tory leader Ted Heath's yacht is launched at Rochester by his stepmother.

  • Description

    No titles. Mr Heath's new yacht launched by his stepmother.

    Lower Upnor, Rochester, Kent.

    General view of Tory leader Edward / Ted Heath's new yacht, 'The Morning Cloud', waiting to be launched from a pier. The yacht hangs from a derrick. M/S of Mrs Mary Heath, stepmother of Ted Heath, holding a bottle ready to launch the boat. After a few attempts, the bottle finally breaks over the bows of the boat. M/S of Ted Heath, his stepmother and others at the launch.

    Various shots of the yacht entering the water while the group on the pier watch. Heath and some of the crew are seen on the deck of the boat. The yacht moves off and gets underway on the Meadway.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2203.01
    Media URN:
    57237
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:01:25:00
    Canister:
    69/32

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