QE2 AND VANCOUVER FOREST

Members of the public flock to see on board the newly-built QE2 at John Brown’s yard in Clydebank. (clip)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Industrial

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: QE2 AND VANCOUVER FOREST

Reference number: 4785

Date: 1967*

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.50 mins

Description: People queuing at Clydeside docks to board the QE2 and footage of the 'Vancouver Forest' ship being manouevered on river by tugs.

See also ref. 4781 and 4784.

Shotlist: exts Cunard QE2 ocean liner at quayside; gvs extremely long queue of people making their way to Clydeside docks, lining up, passing through gates and boarding ship (they appear to disembark also, perhaps this is a 'tour' of some kind?) includes gvs Clydeside dockyard (2.44) -blank- (2.49) gvs 'Vancouver Forest' ship leaving Clydeside docks, tugs helping to manoeuvre the ship (3.50)