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Title:LAUNCH OF HMS INDEFATIGABLE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 485
Summary: Mute film coverage of the launch of HMS Indefatigable.
Description: Dignitaries approach the bow of the ship. MS profile as Mountbatten makes a speech. Various high angle MS of the assembled crowd of J Brown workers. High angle MS of dignitaries filing through the crowd - Lord and Lady Mountbatten, their daughter Patricia, etc MS as Dowager Marchioness of Milford Haven cuts the tape. Cut to bottle hitting the side of the ship - it bounces. Brief shot of the Mountbattens - looking a little confused. MS, bow-on, as Indefatigable slides down slipway. LS of men standing, waving, on the forward edge of the flight deck. Facial CU of the Marchioness. 3/4 MS of Lull riding in the water.