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  • Short Summary

    H.M.S. Nelson, the world's latest battleship, is launched by Dame Caroline Bridgeman.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Rule Britannia! H.M.S. Nelson - world's latest and mightiest battleship - launched by Dame Caroline Bridgeman from Armstrong's famous yard. Walker-on-Tyne.

    L/S as the camera pans across the crowd to the platform and H.M.S. Nelson. M/S of Dame Caroline on the platform with other dignitaries. M/S of a vicar and choir boys singing. M/S as Dame Caroline smashes the bottle against the side and the ship glides slowly into the water. M/S from the other side as it slides into the sea. M/S of the ship in the water. L/S as people watch from the quay.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    420.13
    Media URN:
    19791
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/09/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:08:00 / 01:20:17:00
    Canister:
    G 1222

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