• Short Summary

    New giant Cunard-White Star Liner "534" nearly ready for launching.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "LET PATHE SHOW YOU - The giant Cunard-White Star Liner No. "534"."

    Clydebank, Scotland & London.

    Various shots of the giant Cunard-White Star Liner "534" under construction at shipyard. Long shot of the Tower Bridge, London. Cut back to the new liner. Voiceover informs that the new ship is almost 100 feet wider then Tower bridge.

    Pan along massive ship. Various shots of parts of the ship - keel, propellor etc.

    Nelson's column at Trafalgar square - shot from one of the side streets. Cut back to a giant ship. Voiceover informs that if one would be able to shake hands with Nelson from the top of the new liner. More shots of the men working on the ship.

    More shots of the ship and shots of London - comparisons in size.

    N.B. The ship being built - the 534 - was later to be named 'Queen Mary'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    797.02
    Media URN:
    8979
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:25:00 / 01:03:43:00
    Canister:
    34/76

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