LAUNCH OF LIFEBOAT, "SIR ARTHUR ROSE"

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Places:

  • Inner Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Institutional care

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: LAUNCH OF LIFEBOAT, "SIR ARTHUR ROSE"

Reference number: 1397

Date: 1939

Director: [filmed by Frederick Laing]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.07 mins

Description: Mrs Federick Laing ceremonially launches the RNLI lifeboat "Sir Arthur Rose", at Tobermory Bay. 11th. August 1939.

Shotlist: No credits. Various shots of launches and yachts in Tobermory Bay (0.51); Shots on deck as lifeboat ties up at pier. Bunting decorating all boats and cheering crowd await the boat (1.25); Several people address the crowds on the quayside. Mrs Frederick Laing ceremonially launches the new Royal Navy Lifeboat "Sir Arthur Rose". General views of the boat and of Tobermory Bay as the platform party is taken for a trip round the bay. Ties up at quay (3.59); Shot of table with vase of flowers and small model of the lifeboat beside it (4.07).