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Launch of Canadian Pacific Steamship "Princess Elizabeth"
The steamship Princess Elizabeth glides down the slipway at Fairfield, Glasgow.
Non-Fiction 1930 1 mins Silent
The launch of the Canadian Pacific steamship Princess Elizabeth at Fairfield shipyard on the Clyde was included in the Glasgow edition of the Topical Budget newsreel. SS Princess Elizabeth went on to ply the route between Victoria and Vancouver, Canada, before moving on to the Seattle-Victoria journey. She was sold by Canadian Pacific in 1960, and reached the end of her active service in 1976 when she was scrapped.
Shipbuilding on Film
Industry sponsored film 1957 7 mins Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
The famous Swan Hunter shipyards on the Tyne grease the slipway for another stirring launch in the prosperous 1950s.
Building and Launch of the "Crepath" at Barnstaple Building and Launch of the "Crepath" at Barnstaple
Non-Fiction 1918 5 mins Silent Location: Barnstaple
Barnstaple's experimental concrete-hulled ship gets a visit from a jolly Italian admiral.
Industry sponsored film 1940 34 mins Location: Royal Albert Dock
There’s breathtaking footage of the London’s docks at their bustling peak in this informative film celebrating the work of the Port Of London Authority.
1935 25 mins Location: Barrow-In-Furness
Paul Rotha’s brilliant film of the building and launch of SS Orion from the shipyards of Barrow-in-Furness.
Non-Fiction 1912 2 mins Silent Location: Southampton
Two of the earliest surviving editions of the Topical Budget newsreel, released in the aftermath of the Titanic disaster.
1936 2 mins Silent
The iconic Cunard White Star liner leaves the shipyard of her birth and ventures seawards for the first time.
Launching the Queen Mary and the opening of Southampton's Graving Dock Launching the Queen Mary and the opening of Southampton's Graving Dock
Amateur film 1933 18 mins Silent Location: Clydebank
An historic gem of a film, in three sections, from William Craven-Ellis featuring Queen Mary and the fabulous luxury liner that bore her name
Documentary 1939 18 mins Location: Islay
Oil arrives at the Ayrshire coast: this fine documentary by Ruby Grierson tells the story.
1951 15 mins Silent Location: Clydebank
A party of children take an eye-opening tour of John Brown's Shipyard in Clydebank.
Non-Fiction 1927 1 mins Silent Location: Clydebank
10,000 tons of steel slides into the Clyde in the form of HMAS Australia, a ship that would serve the Australian Navy well in WWII.
Non-Fiction 1928 1 mins Silent Location: Clydebank
A majestic new passenger ferry, the Duke of Argyll, defies the winter weather and launches in style on the Clyde.
Cinemagazine 1970 14 mins Location: Clydebank
"The Clydesiders are still a tough lot" - as evidenced in this behind-the-scenes tour of a 1960s Clydeside shipyard.
Drama 2020 11 mins
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Episode 4 of a highly-acclaimed Thai TV series about two friends navigating love, friendship and identity.
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