This video has no sound
  • Short Summary

    SS France arrives to New York on her first voyage.

  • Description

    New York, United States of America (USA).

    Title in French reading 'Kennedy, nous voici...'

    MS. The bow of SS 'France' cutting its way through rough seas during her maiden voyage to New York. MS. Looking over side of ship across rough water, no part of ship in picture. MS. A passenger walking along deck. MS. The bow of ship cutting through the rough water and the spray comes over onto the deck. MS. Playwright Marcel Achard walks towards camera along a corridor below decks. CU. Juliette Greco trying on the new type of 'Mae West' - safety belt. MS. Children playing on a roundabout in the liner's nursery. CU. Puppets fighting in a hand puppet show. MS. Children showing emotions on their faces as they watch puppet show. MS. Table tennis player in the liner's sports room. Various shots of the prizes being distributed, little gifts are given to some other passengers. Good close up shot of an attractive woman with cigarette in her mouth and several lighters on offer. MS. Juliette Greco standing with three men showing them how the "Twist" is done. CU. Juliette Greco's feet, pan up body to her face. She is doing the "Twist" and in her action she is beckoning someone to her. Various shots of the couples twisting. GV. Statue of Liberty from the air. High angle shot going across the bow of SS France with armada of small craft around her. Air to ground shot of 'France' with New York skyline in background. GV. France entering New York harbour.


    Date found in the old record - 12/02/1962.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:11:00 / 01:32:35:00
    UN 3581 E

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