E. B. WHITE Made A Silent Film- Is This It? Likely Not

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E. B. WHITE Made A Silent Film- Is This It? Likely Not

PostMon Nov 06, 2017 1:35 pm


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Since White's voyage was in 1926, this -if the youtube date is correct- is probably not the White film-
not that anyone has suggested it is.
Also, White did not return to the USA on the Mauretania.
A reference to the horse Crusader dates the film to 1925 or later.

The Cunard Line Oceanews (circa 1928)
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Published on Feb 13, 2015
A short promotional film directed at American tourist and travel trade to Europe. It begins with the SS Berengaria leaving New York harbor on route to Cherbourg or Southhamption. The film highlights the features of the ship as well as ship entertainment. The return trip documented is aboard the R.M.S. Mauretania, proclaimed as the “World’s Fastest Ship.” The film was likely sold and bought on board the ship as a souvenir and/or used as a promotional film by Cunard Line agents to entice first and second class passengers to take their ships for their transatlantic voyages.
Original: 16mm., B&W, Silent, 18fps, found in Chicago Film Archives' Roland Rives

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