• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret launches liner "Amazon" at Harland and Wolff Shipyard, Belfast.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Royal News".

    Belfast, Northern Ireland.

    Princess Margaret launches liner "Amazon". Princess Margaret and the Chairman of Harland and Wolff Shipyard step onto launching platform, with the hull of the ship on right of picture. The Princess pulls a lever which sends the bottle of champagne crashing into the bow of the ship. Panning C/U as the ship slides down slipway. L/S ship entering the water. C/U Princess Margaret with the Chairman of the shipbuilders. G/V ship afloat.

    Note: Harland and Wolff press release on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1589.06
    Media URN:
    51298
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:43:00 / 01:07:24:00
    Canister:
    59/56

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