Film: 1108

Shipping | 1930 | Silent | B/W

Synopsis:

Ocean liners in the late 1920's or early 1930's. Shows liners in dock and also interior shots of lavish decoration. Amateur home movie.

Dark shot of ocean liner in dock. Pan around to second vessel. Tugboats can be seen around the dock. Deck of liner. Well dressed people stand and self-consciously look at the camera. Group, possibly wedding party, stand next to a lifeboat, still on deck. Shot of more wedding party on dock, looking up at the liner. paper streamers thrown down to people ion dockside. Three men in grey suits and trilbies wave their hats at the departing ship. Tugboat chugging towards camera. Long shot of liner stationary at quay side and pumping out bilge (?). Long shot of liner Europa at sea. Close up on Europa's flag and turret. People sit on deckchairs. Two well dressed women walk up deck. Close up of two girls reading a magazine on deck. Man in suit reads newspaper. Woman beside him looks bored with her book. Long shot of ball games on deck. Slow, wobbly pan around the dining room. Women putt golf balls on deck.


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