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Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Britain’s "QE" Leaves Home Port

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
848
Date Released
3 Sep 1945
Date submitted
27 Aug 1945
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Flashback - September 3rd 1939
  2. 2Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Britain’s "QE" Leaves Home Port
  3. 3Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell: Jap Surrender Mission (First Pictures)

Story

Story No. within this Issue
2 / 3
Section Title
Movietone’s News - Reported by Leslie Mitchell
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Queen Elizabeth Sails From Southampton. DESCRIPTION: The Queen Elizabeth, the world’s biggest ship, arrives in Southampton for her maiden voyage. She had spent the last five years on war work, carrying troops to various parts of the world. SHOTLIST: CUT STORY: KS GV "Queen Elizabeth". Various shots of RMS "Queen Elizabeth" also elevated shot with Southampton in background. Stern of liner showing "Queen Elizabeth" on same. CU Captain Bissett (Commodore Sir James Bissett) speaking. SCU of Commodore’s flag also Company’s flag at masthead. GIs boarding ship. CU Names carved on rails. GIs walk about decks. Ship pulling away from quay, band plays ‘Auld Lang Syne’. Various shots of ship as tugs assist her. Shots of her passing along channel, fellow in fore swimming. Planes pass overhead. Various shots of "Queen Elizabeth" passing out of camera.
Keywords
Ships and boats; Music and dance; Women; Aviation; Celebrations and festivals; Navy; Military
Locations
Southampton
Footage sources
Rota
Card file number
46020
Credits:
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Norman Fisher
Camera
Paul Wyand
Length of story (in feet)
160
Story extras:

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