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    Princess Elizabeth launches H.M.S. 'Eagle'. Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Princess Elizabeth launches H.M.S. 'Eagle'. Belfast, Ulster (Northern Ireland).

    Various shots dockers removing poles from under ship. M/S painting underside with brush attached to long pole. M/S two men hammering wood. L/S H.M.S. 'Eagle'. M/S Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) shaking hands with crew, she receives bouquet from little girl. M/S as ship slides away. M/S as Princess Elizabeth leaves and crew salute. M/S as she shakes hands with dignitaries afterwards. M/S as she gets out of car in Belfast. M/S as she inspects police officers.

    L/S huge crowds as Princess Elizabeth leaves, they push forward to the car. M/S of the ship sliding away. Various shots of crowds on dock. M/S Princess walking down steps. M/S group of men singing. Various shots ship sliding away. Various shots of the Princess. L/S of the ship with crew onboard coming into side of dock. M/S as Princess Elizabeth walks down onto dock. M/S as she gets out of car. M/S as she meets soldiers. Various shots of Princess Elizabeth with captain and crew. M/S launch. Various shots Princess Elizabeth on platform. M/S pan up ship, M/S as it slides away.

    Cataloguer's note: date on original record reads 26/4/1946.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:35:00 / 01:53:52:00
    UN 1464 B

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