• Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Amsterdam, Holland / The Netherlands. Dutch voiceovered newsreel material.

    The 16,000 ton liner 'Oslofjord' is launched in Amsterdam by Princess Martha of Norway.

    CU The new 16,000 ton liner ship 'Oslofjord' in shipyard awaiting launching.

    MS Bows of ship. Pan CU Men working on propellor,

    MS Men leaving ship down gangplank. CU Bottle of champagne hanging on rope.

    LS Crowd on quayside. Elev. MS Princess Martha and Crown Prince Olaf of Norway on platform waiting to launch ship.

    MS Workmen knocking supports from under keel of a ship.

    MS Princess Martha speaking & hitting button with gravel.

    MS Bottle hitting bows of ship.

    LS Ship sliding down slips.

    MS Princess Martha and officials watching ship slide down slips.

    LS Front view ship sliding down slipway.

    Possibly connected with 49/29 - MD.

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    British Pathé
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    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:39:00 / 01:18:32:00
    UNSO Reel 054 C
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 054 C
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    Princess Martha, Norway
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The launch seen here took place on 2 April 1949.

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