Budget Films

Stock Footage

Building A Luxury Liner

Building the SS France. Three shots of the prefabricated bow being lowered into place by cranes, three shots of a deck plate lowered into place by crane and workmen using a crowbar, two men inspect the hull of the ship in two shots and walk on deck, panning the ship under construction from stem to stern, two shots of a giant reduction wheel being transported through the streets, several shots of the wheel being lowered into the engine room, two shots of the steering mechanism being tested, four shots of iron wood collars being fitted into the stern of the ship via block and tackle, a man stick his head in a propeller shaft, a stabilizer is tested on a side of the ship, two shots of the radar mast being moved into place by cranes, long shot of completed ship surrounded by construction cranes.

IdentifierCLIP-9909
Duration2 min, 45 sec
GenreDocumentary
Date1962
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