Material relating to newsreel story "Queen Launches New Royal Yacht 'Britannia'" - 53/28.
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Queen Launches New Royal Yacht 'Britannia'" 53/28.
Material for Newsreel Story - extra shots. - Natural sound in parts.
River Clyde Ship building yards, Scotland.
Angle shot pan down bow of ship. Ship builders standing beneath bows. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive and meet dignitaries. Various shots of crowds. Various shots of the ship 'Britannia' in dry dock. Queen walks past crowds. More shots of the ship. Wine bottle hits ship. Ship slides down into water. Shots of the half finished ship in River Clyde. Duke and Queen look over ship building yards. More shots of the launching. Arrival of Royal Couple (natural sound comes in) different angle. Queen walks up to launching podium. Priest says prayer of blessing. She names the ship 'Britannia'. She smiles as the ship slides away. 'Rule Britannia' is played and sung. Crowd give three cheers - Spacing - more shots of Queen as she leaves.