Mrs Chamberlain in Belfast

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Location

Belfast

Year

1938

Source

British Movietone News

Format

35mm

black and white

Length

54sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

British Movietone News

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British Movietone News

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Description

Mrs Chamberlain, the British PM's wife, launches the new cruiser HMS Belfast and opens Belfast airport at Nutts Corner.

Shot List

'Mrs Chamberlain in Belfast'. Mrs Neville Chamberlain launches the HMS Belfast, which is the new Southampton class cruiser, built in accordance with the rearmament programme. Opening Belfast Airport - Mrs Neville Chamberlain accompanied by the Duke of Abercorn and Lord (James Craig) and Lady Craigavon, opens the new airport at Belfast Lough. RAF Hawker Hart machine takes off in formation.

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