• Short Summary

    A service is held beside half-completed "Mayflower II", replica of the Pilgrim Father's ship.

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    Brixham, Devon.

    At Brixham, a service is held beside half-completed "Mayflower II", the replica of the Pilgrim Father's ship which is to sail to America next year.

    SV. Model of " Mayflower II" (title super over). TV. Brixham, town in background and small craft moored in the harbour. LV. Building yard with "Mayflower" under construction. TV. & GV. Congregation at church service held beside the "Mayflower". SV. Three girls dressed in puritan clothes. GV. Personages at the microphone. LV. The service in progress with spars, etc. in the foreground. TV. Replica of the original pilgrim fathers' house. GV. Interior of the house, showing retiring LCC Chairman Mr Pritchard, Mrs Pritchard and Mr John Lowe examining the plates, etc. GV. Piece of oak with the inscription "Devon Oak for the Mayflower". LV. Museum, showing various exhibits relating to the "Mayflower". SV. Model of the "Mayflower" placed in front of a chart showing "The New World". LV. The museum. CV. Various original tools used on the construction of the ship marked Gimlett Four Lock Clamps etc. SV. Puritan maid with a little child ringing the ship's bell in the museum. TV. The "Mayflower II" under construction, camera tilts down to show spires. GV. The ribs of the ship, two men in the distance with their heads poking through. CV. The two men chatting, with their heads poking through the ribs of the ship. SV. The man sawing baulks of timber. SV. Man with ancient pick-like tool working on a piece of timber. CV. The tool shaving the timber. SV. Man working on the wood at the bows of the ship. GV. The under side of the ship showing the ribs and the keel. LV. The ship showing the work completed to date.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene B.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:58:00 / 01:23:19:00

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