Mauretania AKA Maruetania (1924)

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    Bravo Mauretania. The great Cunard ocean grey hound beats all records crossing from New York in 5 days, 1 hour, 4 minutes. Various point of view shots, taken from a smaller vessel, of the Mauretania, seagulls swoop around the bow. L/S of the enormous liner sailing away from the camera with smoke belching out of all four funnels. L/S of the liner with a smaller vessel moored next to it. M/S of the smaller vessel next to the liner. P.O.V. shot from a moving vessel of the liner with two smaller boats moored on either side - sea must be quite choppy as the picture moves around a lot. C/U of two ship's officers on deck. C/U of one of the officers - ship's captain? - pan to other officer. M/S of two officers standing outside the bridge, they are studying a map. Note: a shorter version of the story exists with titles - BRAVO MAURETANIA in G 1119. AH 2000. Note: for research purposes also use spelling - 'Mauritania'/ Mauritania. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:354.06
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 11 months ago
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