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  • Short Summary

    Princess Mary attends the launching of the HMS 'Rodney'.

  • Description

    Launching the 'Rodney' by Princess Mary. Location of events unknown.

    Boats and ships. Great Britain's latest and most powerful battleship HMS Rodney is christened by HRH the princess Mary; 1926. Princess m. And a man (possibly Ramsay Macdonald?) Walking up steps to platform. Shot looking over crowd to platform crowded w/ VIPs; all facing away toward ship. Closer shot platform. One can see the rope being pulled back; then let go; but can't see HRH doing it. Wide shot of the big ship sliding away. Then closer shot from side looking up at the hulking hull moving by. Warships; military; British royal navy; royalty.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2524.20
    Media URN:
    77755
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1926
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:00:00 / 01:34:10:00
    Canister:
    ON 494 C

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