Around Britain - Coventry 1948

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Full title reads: "COVENTRY".

Coventry, West Midlands.

Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) on dais cutting tape to open site for new shopping centre which is to be built. People waving and cheering. Pan, Princess walking across green with Mayor W. H. Malcolm, to greet old...

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
46582
Sort Number:
48/043
Time in/Out:
01:04:06:00 / 01:04:54:00
Canister:
48/43
Film ID:
1430.04
Issue Date:
27/05/1948

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  • "cutting tape to open site for new shopping centre" - the site is that for the then new Broadgate Shopping Centre.

    The ceremony seen here took place on 22 May 1948.

    jamied 9th Oct 2012

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