• Short Summary

    The "Normandie" sets out from Le Havre on her maiden voyage to New York.

  • Description

    Le Havre, France.

    Title card reads: "Normandie's Maiden Voyage - France's giant Liner leaves Havre for New York"

    LS. "Normandie" the 80,000 ton French luxury Liner seen from the bow with her name clearly visible. WS. Crowds on the dockside. LS. Pan down from the funnel to the ships rails crammed with people. CU. The ship's name.

    CU. Ships horn blowing out steam. LS. Men on the dockside casting off. WS Aerial View smoke pouring from the ships funnels. WS. Dockside and the Ship. WS. Pan up from small boat to the giant liner. LS. passengers lining the ships rail. LS. Liners funnel blowing out smoke. WS. Liner MS. Liner. MS. Ships superstructure. WS. The liner about to start her journey. WS. The "Normandie" leaving the dock. WS. Tracking shot from the liner of people on the dockside.

    WS. "Normandie" as she steams away. WS. travelling on board the Liner looking back at the dockside packed with people. WS. Ships funnel blowing out smoke. WS. Leaving the Port of Le Havre. WS. People lining the port walls as the ship passes. WS. "Normandie" WS. Le Havre. WS. Ship leaving the port. LS. & WS Looking out towards ships bows. LS. Pan from ships funnels to life boats. WS. "Normandie" WS Aerial View Liner. WS. Line of pennants. WS. Smoke from the funnel.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:44:00 / 01:50:38:00

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