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    Kingston, Surrey.

    Various air shots of new power station by the side of the river at Kingston. SCU. Back view of pilot of plane. More aerial views of the power station. MS. Exterior view, ground shot of the power station. CU. Angle shot chimney. LS. Elevated shot of the opening ceremony of the new power station. Several shots of the generating room. LS. Elevated view of personalities arriving for the opening. MS. Elevated view of the King George VI, who is to open the new power station, being shown various gadgets. MS. Elevated, King and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) being shown around. SCU. King and Queen looking over balustrade. SCU. King and Queen walking down steps. LMS. King and Queen walking down steps onto main floor of power station. MS. Elevated, King and Queen looking at main control panel. MS. Angle shot of chimney. LS. Aerial shot of power station - three shots. GV. Chimneys of the Power station. MS. & GV. Parts of power station still under construction. MS. Chimneys of power station, pan down to station. MS. The chimney. MS. Elevated shot, generator. MS. Elevated long shot, King and Queen with the officials on main floor of station. King and Queen walking past invalids in wheelchairs. CU. Queen talking to disabled men. CU. Queen looking at memorial stone. CU. King and Queen chatting to officials. CU. The Queen. MS. The Queen and Mayor of Kingston, Mrs E. H. R. Oldfield, walking past crowds. CU. The Queen talking to ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) Captain.

    (Comb. Neg.)

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 48/88. Natural sound only - in patches.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:24:00 / 01:20:34:00
    UN 2032 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2031 B
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