• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth with fiancee Philip launches the liner 'Caronia'.

  • Description

    Clydebank, Scotland.

    Princess Elizabeth launches the Cunard liner "Caronia" at Clydebank. She is accompanied by her fiancee, Lt Philip Mountbatten.

    CU Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Philip (Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) half length.

    CU the prow of the Caronia, showing propellors.

    CU Elizabeth speaking. Pan across to Philip as she refers to him.

    LS General view of the huge crowd packing the shipyard, dotted with umbrellas.

    LS Elizabeth launches the liner ship.

    MS the bottle breaking on its side.

    MS CU the ship sliding down the slip way and entering the water.

    CU Elizabeth and Philip shaking hands with people as they leave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1195.31
    Media URN:
    41293
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:12:00 / 02:00:00:00
    Canister:
    47/88

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