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  • Short Summary

    Lady Madden launches navy's new cruiser H.M.S. "Exeter" at Devonport. Devon.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Navy's newest cruiser. H.M.S. "Exeter" launched by Lady Madden, wife of Sir Charles Madden, First Sea Lord. Devonport, Plymouth, Devon.

    M/S of a man in top hat handing Lady Madden the bottle of champagne, she makes a speech then smashes it against the side of H.M.S. "Exeter". M/S as she uses a hammer to break the ropes and launch the ship. M/S as it slides down into the water watched by big crowds. M/S of the ship from the side, other boats sail along in the foreground. M/S of the crew on deck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    796.13
    Media URN:
    36018
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:10:00 / 01:19:37:00
    Canister:
    G 1626

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