The Liners: Volume 2 - The Great Duel Endless Voyage

06/09/1999
  |  Buy to Own: 06/09/1999
  |  104 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC
The Liners: Volume 2 - The Great Duel Endless Voyage Film Poster

Synopsis

Two episodes from the Channel 4 series tracing the development of the ocean liner throughout the century. 'The Great Duel' focuses on the launch and maiden voyage of the Queen Mary, the ongoing battle between the Normandie and the Queen Mary, the build up to the Second World War, the liners used as part of the war effort, the peace and post-war period and the ultimate threat of the jet airliner. 'Endless Voyage' looks at the advent of the Boeing 747, the launch and maiden voyage of the QE2, the introduction of Destiny, the first 100,000 ton liner, the potential of cruiseliners at war and speculates about the ships of the future.

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