• Short Summary

    Giant ship is launched sideways in Terneuzen.

  • Description

    Terneuzen, Holland (Netherlands).

    GV. Elevated shot of the new ship "Olivia Winther" in the port of Terneuzen, prior to her launching. Camera pans to show the narrow waterway which as a width of 50 yards into which the ship is to be launched. SV. Ship builders knocking away the chocks from beneath the ship. LV. Ship on the launching site. SV. Panning shot of bottle being swung to launch the ship, it hits the side. SV. Ship begins to slide sideways towards the water. GV. Elevated shot of the ship sliding towards water, hitting it and going right over on its side, it rights itself again and the wave created by the launching sweeps over the quayside.

    (F/G) (Orig. K)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1499.03
    Media URN:
    48830
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1957
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:03:00 / 01:02:32:00
    Canister:
    57/66

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