Selected Originals - Princess Margaret Launches Oil Tanker (1950)

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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'Princess Launches Britain's Biggest Tanker' - 50/29 Material for newsreel story - extra shots. Wallsend-On-Tyne, Northumberland. MS Away from camera of the tanker ship Velutina sliding down the slips MS Workmen greasing the slips. Propellor of ship seen in background. MS. Workmen greasing the propellor. MS Workmen greasing the slips. MS The Velutina in the water. Tug in foreground. MS The Velutina being towed by two tugs. MS Workmen waving. CU Two children waving flags pan up to women waving. MS Crowd of women waving. MS Workmen waving caps. CU Woman waving. MS People waving. MS Princess Margaret waving from launching platform. MS Princess Margaret being presented with bouquet. MS Princess on launching platform chatting to official. CU Princess with officials. MS Princess alighting from car. CU She walks towards buildings. (Mute.Lav.) 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1462.08
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 10 months ago
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