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  • Short Summary

    The liner "Princess Elizabeth" is launched at Govan, Scotland.

  • Description

    Title - 'CPR liner. Launch of the "Princess Elizabeth" at Govan.

    Strathclyde, Scotland.

    CU people gathered around. Champagne bottle covered with paper; flags stuck on. Girl - teenage or young woman - holds hammer. Shot of another part of crowd; including a cameraman turning hand-cranked camera.

    Off screen the champagne bottle is smashed - and champagne splashes against side of boat. MS the ship "Princess Elizabeth" sliding away into water. MS side view of ship in water. Then repeats some of same shots.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2342.22
    Media URN:
    75204
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1930
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:07:00 / 01:38:24:00
    Canister:
    ON 219 O

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