• Short Summary

    The massive liner gets an overhaul before its next trip.

  • Description

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    GV. Men working on liner 'Queen Elizabeth' in dry dock, pan up to stern. (First 7 for super). SV. Men cleaning hawsers. SCU. Man scrubbing hawser with wire brush. LV. Pan along deck, men painting. A/S Man painting. TV. Stairway being polished. SCU. Man polishing stair rail. TV. Another man polishing stair rail. LV. Stewards carrying vacuum cleaners across ballroom. SV.CU. Men polishing corridors. SV. Men rolling up carpet. LV.SV. Men cleaning ballroom ceiling. CU. Pan, men cleaning ballroom ceiling. CU. Man cleaning painting. Angle shot, putting gold leaf on ceiling LV. Two men checking some of the 40,000 pieces of silverware. GV.SV. Men at work in engine room. Angle shot, showing companion ways in engine room. STV. Men sorting out electrical installation. CU. Pan two men working on electrical pump. LV.CU. Two men working on turbine blades. Close B.V. Two men working on turbine blades. GTV. Exterior, men working on 32 ton propellor. Angle shot, crane. Top view, prop. being hoisted. GV. Prop. being hoisted, 'Queen Elizabeth' in background. SV. Men working on prop. shaft, etc. GV.GV. Queen Elizabeth alongside in dry dock.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "F")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:48:00 / 01:53:34:00

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