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  • Short Summary

    Lady Bristol launches H.M.S. Suffolk at Portsmouth.

  • Description

    Hampshire.

    Title: "OUR LATEST CRUISER and first to be launched at Portsmouth since 1914 ... H.M.S. Suffolk launched by Lady Bristol".

    M/S of a dignified looking middle aged woman standing by the hull of a ship, two men (one looks like the captain) help her swing a champagne bottle on a rope towards the ship. L/S of the hull of the ship as it slides down the slipway, crowds cheer from the deck of the vessel as it glides into the water, a Union Jack flies from the stern.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record for details.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    454.06
    Media URN:
    25560
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:02:00 / 01:09:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1269

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