QUEEN MARY II - FIRE

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: QUEEN MARY II - FIRE

Reference number: 4599

Date: 1972

Director: filmed by Mr Tom Urie

Sound: sound

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.31 mins

Description: An amateur enthusiasts record of the aftermath of the 'Queen Mary II''s collision with US navy tug 'Natick'. The ship is seen on her way back to Gourock.

'TU D8L' at the end of film indicates the type of camera used.

Shotlist: [shotlisted from control track, Beta SP]

gvs Queen Mary II on a cruise to Campbeltown with c. 600 people on board (00:00:21:13) gvs Queen Mary II with smoke burning from funnel [commentary: on her way back oil from leaking pipe ignited and caused fire in boiler room] (00:00:33:06) shot of the 'Caledonia' to the rescue dashing out from Brodick [N.B. no shots of Brodick] (00:00:46:22) shot of light aircraft flying in sky (press on board) (00:01:01:10) approach to Brodick (00:01:21:16) Brodick pier, where Arran Fire Brigade board the ship, crowds look on as equipment is taken aboard (00:02:13:04) the Queen Mary II returning to Gourock at much reduced speed, view of passing land (00:02:28:05) The End (00:02:31:16)