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  • Short Summary

    Footage people boarding and and on the deck of the ocean liner the 'Aquitania'.

  • Description

    Sir T. Lipton aboard 'Aquitania'. Location of events unknown.

    Group shot of four women and elderly man. Various shots of the 'Aquitania' being towed by two tugboats. L/Ss of the large liner. M/Ss of people boarding the ship. Good shots of activity on the quayside, people carrying tea-chests, luggage etc. Shots of soldiers walking down steps with wives / girlfriends. Group shots of three women and soldier seated on a rope bouncing up and down and laughing. M/S of people waving. Nice M/S of couple with their heads through lifebelt. Written on the ring are the words 'AQUITANIA - LIVERPOOL'. C/U of woman with her head inside lifebelt. M/S of Sir Thomas Lipton speaking with two crew members. M/S of Lipton holding small child. Good C/U of Lipton.

    Shots of Lipton sitting in car and driving along country road with numerous women in it. The girls wave as it passes camera. M/S of car at standstill. Numerous children come running along road and gather around car. Lipton stands up and talks to children. In the background Lipton appears to be handing out leaflets to children. A girl in the foreground seems fascinated by the camera and just stares into it for sometime (This last paragraph does not directly relate the Aquitania item).

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:41:00 / 01:15:43:00
    ON 298 E

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