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Prime Minister’s Yacht Launched


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
19 Apr 1973
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Prime Minister’s Yacht Launched
  2. 2New Fire Blanket
  3. 3Bed Making Competition
  4. 4International Gymnastics
  5. 5White Helmets Display


Story No. within this Issue
1 / 5
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Prime Minister’s Yacht Launched. DESCRIPTION: Mr Heath’s new yacht ‘Morning Cloud’ is launched at Cowes, IOW. The boat is strictly for racing and it is hoped will lead Britain to victory in the offshore racing championships this year. SHOTLIST: GV pan sailing boat, Cowes Harbour. LV pan down mast to Heath’s yacht Morning Cloud on launching ramp. GV pan up from rudder to deck. CU name Morning Cloud. GV Prime Minister Edward Heath walking towards yacht. CU pan up Morning Cloud. CU Heath with VIPs and Sir Alec Rose. CU Rose. GV pan yacht on ramp. CU Heath inspecting rudder. CU prop shaft. CU Heath inspecting. CU pan showing deck of Morning Cloud. GV Heath’s stepmother Mrs Mary Heath launches yacht, bottle breaks, pan to crowd. LV yacht goes down slipway. GV Heath and stepmother watching. GV yacht enters water. CU Heath watching with Clare Lallow (builder). GV people attending an injured woman on slipway pan up to Morning Cloud. CU Rose watching. GV Morning Cloud sails out of harbour. CU pan Heath at helm as yacht sails past. LV Morning Cloud. CU No K2468 on sail, pan down to Heath at helm. LV of yacht. CU bow through water. LV yacht. CU Heath at helm. GV showing whole of yacht. CU Heath waving from helm. GV Morning Cloud at sea.
Politics and government; Ships and boats; Launchings
Isle of Wight; Cowes
Card file number
Leonard Martin
Reginald William Smith
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