STK-ID 14624

[Title] Front view of Prince of Wales and his party on dockside. Rear view of same as they walk past crowd along the dock. Front view of Prince of Wales with Bowler hat and his party as they make their way to dais. MS of Prince of Wales christening ship. Rear view of ship sliding down slipways, hitting the water. MS of the Prince leaning forward to watch the ship as she goes down the ways. Side view of ship in water. Semi front view of ship being pulled by tug out of the harbour. Side view of ship as she passes the camera. Rear view of ship passing the camera, with tug following behind. Front view of ship with tug in front passing camera from left to right. Rear view of ship. Front view of SS Empress of Britain as she heads for the camera (Clydebank, Scotland).


Excerpt from
Launching Of Empress Of Britain
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486