• Short Summary

    The Queen launches new liner "Southern Cross" at Harland & Wolff's shipyard in Belfast.

  • Description

    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    GV "Southern Cross" on slipway awaiting launching, at Harland & Wolff's shipyard at Belfast. SV bows of ship. LV Queen Elizabeth II and officials looking up at ship. CU Queen. LV crowd carrying umbrellas. SV Queen names ship (natural sound). End of speech - Queen pulls lever. LV bottle smashing against bows. CU Queen looking up and smiling - ship moves down slipway. LV ship going down slipway. SV crowd. LV ship entering water. SV Queen watching. LV ship being towed to fitting basin. CU drawing of "Southern Cross" in finished state.

    (Orig. Neg.) (Orig. H.) (Uncut Neg. A. and B.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    178.29
    Media URN:
    29772
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:37:00 / 01:45:52:00
    Canister:
    54/65

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