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  • Short Summary

    Liner ship "Queen Elizabeth" sailing down River Clyde on first official trials after being refitted.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material. 14/10/1946?

    Firth of Clyde, Scotland.

    Various shots of liner ship "Queen Elizabeth" sailing down River Clyde on her first official trials after being refitted. During the war she was a troop carrier, now she will be a luxury liner. C/U of Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) looking through binoculars and chatting to Captain Sir James Bisset, commander of the "Queen Elizabeth". Various shots of the Queen and two princesses looking at different parts of the ship. All the new fittings and furnishings are very luxurious. C/U of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret standing by a porthole. C/U of the Queen at the wheel, she is given directions by Captain Bisset.

    Possibly connected with 46/82 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1536.39
    Media URN:
    60146
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:28:00 / 01:42:36:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 089 N

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