This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Launching of the Q4" - 67/77.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Launching of the Q4" - 67/77.


    M/S chains. Various shots of the ship Queen Elizabeth II. C/U Queen Elizabeth II smiling. M/S Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, smiling. L/S ship. M/S as it is launched. M/S chains. C/U propellor. M/S Queen, Duke and Princess Margaret on platform, zoom out. M/S ship in water. M/S clock showing 2.30. M/S ship in dock, pan across it. M/S ship. M/S's captain William E. Warwick. Aerial shot of the river, docks and ship. M/S ship. Various shots of docks. M/S sailors. M/S as bottle of champagne is raised into position.

    Various shots of the crowd. M/S Queen. M/S Princess Margaret. M/S Prince Philip. M/S workers. M/S Queen walking along. M/S workers applauding and giving three cheers, pan to Queen and Philip waving. M/S as they go over to talk to the workers. M/S crowds waving. M/S Philip listening. M/S Margaret walking along. Various shots crowds and tugs around ship. Various shots of the ship. M/S Queen, Duke and Margaret on platform. M/S as ship slides down slipway and into river. M/S of the ship. Various shots as it slides away. M/S workers knocking chocks away. M/S Margaret looking. M/S crowd watching. C/U foreman watching. M/S Queen walking along and waving.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Selected originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:02:00 / 02:00:10:00
    67/77 B (Selected Originals)

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment