• Short Summary

    On board luxury Atlantic liner, the "France", on her maiden voyage.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Maiden Voyage"

    Maiden voyage of latest Atlantic luxury liner, the "France".

    Panning shot passengers having lunch in the dining room. Angel shot lights in the ceiling, pan down people arriving the dining room. C/U Madame De Gaulle (wife of Charles de Gaulle) coming downstairs with Robert Buron (French minister). Various shots engineer in engine room.

    Exterior shot of liner "France" lit up at night. C/U two girls donned in evening dress walking down into the dining room. G/V passengers at dinner. C/U two waiters carrying ice horses head. Top shot diners sitting round table. C/U fashionable girl sitting at table. C/U man dressed as Toulouse Lautrec coming down stairs into dining room. Various shots other diners in fancy dress. M/S diners throwing balloons in the air.

    Various shots indoor swimming pool on liner. Various shots passengers working out in the gym. Various shots passengers sunbathing on deck. Angle shot streamlined funnel, pan down to passengers walking along deck. C/U passenger looking through binoculars out to sea. L/S coastline of Tenerife in Canaries. L/S the liner "France" anchored off coast of Tenerife.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:58:00 / 01:05:17:00

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