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  • Description

    The Isle Sheppey, Kent.

    Full titles read: "AFTER 73 YEARS - Lord Cornwallis declares King's Ferry Bridge open and abolishes the time-old tolls !"

    L/S of the King's Ferry Bridge with carnival style flags draped across it. High angled shot of Lord Cornwallis (Lord Stanley Wykeham, Lord Lieutenant of the County of Kent) with a man in robes and chains (looks like a mayor), as well as other dignitaries. He opens gateway to allow bystanders on the outside onto the bridge. L/S of Cornwallis leading the crowd of people across. L/S's of motor cars driving across.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35987
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    794.22
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:44:00 / 01:30:54:00
    Canister:
    G 1621
    Sort Number:
    G 1621
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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