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  • Short Summary

    Men at work on the huge propellers in the shipyards at Liverpool.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "New Propellers For The Mauritania'. Famous "Greyhound" of the Atlantic fitted with new 24 ton driving blades, now ready for service again."

    Liverpool

    Men work on the huge propellers. High angle shot of the boat hull in the yard. A man stands on the huge anchor with the chains in front of him. C/U shot of one of the links with a pocket watch held close by to show the scale. There are some atmospheric shots of the darkness underneath of the hull of the ship, the props and men working. One man sits in the nose cone of one of the propellers before it is fitted. M/S of the men fitting the propeller blades.

    Note: The item title frames are missing from the transferred story.The photography for the shots underneath the hull are quite artistic.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    666.07
    Media URN:
    26539
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:20:00 / 01:17:26:00
    Canister:
    G 1363

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