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  • Short Summary

    Prince George launches a new lifeboat in Newhaven in East Sussex.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Newhaven's New Motor Lifeboat - 'Cecil and Lillian Philpott' - taking the water with Prince George on board after he had performed christening ceremony."

    Newhaven, East Sussex.

    SV of Prince George, Duke of Kent and clergymen at service to christen the new lifeboat. CU of Prince George. Prince George breaks a bottle against the side of the ship.

    Prince George climbs onto lifeboat.

    The lifeboat is launched from the boathouse.

    Various shots of the lifeboat sailing around the harbour.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    847.23
    Media URN:
    12118
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/07/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:13:00 / 01:40:22:00
    Canister:
    31/54

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