Liner Launched (1924)

  • Description

    Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear. Title: "LINER LAUNCHED at Hebburn Shipbuilding Yard - Hon. Elsie Mackay christens S.S. 'Tilawa'". C/U of a bottle champagne being swung and smashed on the hull of the liner, the view of Elsie is obscured by a man standing in front of the camera. L/S of the liner sliding down the launching ramp into the sea. Panning shot of smartly dressed people on the platform, Elsie is holding a bouquet of flowers. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:332.13
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  • Source

    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 10 months ago
    Viewed: 1000 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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