Lord Mayor Inspects River Pageant 1953

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    Lord Mayor inspects River Pageant at St Katherine's Docks, London.

    Various general shots of St Katherine's Docks showing ships decorated for the pageant - made to look like castles, sea monsters, ocean liners and so on. Ships being prepared in the docks for the pageant. Lord Mayor, Sir Rupert De La Bere, with Sir Douglas Ritchie (in bowler hat).

    Several more shots of the Lord Mayor and Ritchie inspecting ships in the docks, climbing down ladders to get onto ships, walking about and looking at 'Mermaid' and 'Swan' ships and so on. Lord Mayor is rowed across dock to inspect another ship. Group of pageant ships. Lord Mayor inspects PLA ship 'Gothic'. Lord Mayor walks ashore.

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    Media URN:
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2496.12
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    00:03:32:00
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    01:40:39:00 / 01:44:11:00
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    UN 2541 D
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    UN 2541 D
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