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  • Short Summary

    Lord Derby christens ship 'The British Exhibitor' to carry goods to South America.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Birkenhead. To Boom British goods in S. America, Lord Derby christens our latest trade ship 'The British Exhibitor'."

    Birkenhead, Merseyside.

    Lord Derby on podium with other local dignitaries. He steps forward and cuts the cord holding a bottle of champagne. The Bottle smashes against the side of the ship 'The British Exhibitor'.

    Various shots of Lord Derby and dignitaries as they leave the podium.

    MS of side of ship - showing name. Dignitaries are going on board via the gangplank. The ship will sail to South and Central America. MS of stern of ship showing name and port - Liverpool.

    Shot of Lord Derby with ship's captain and dignitaries.

    Shots of ship in dock.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    861.25
    Media URN:
    13325
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:27:00 / 01:41:42:00
    Canister:
    31/62

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