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    Title reads: "Princess Opens Exhibition".

    Glasgow, Scotland.

    M/S Princess Margaret accompanied by the Lord Provost Galpern Myer walking through the Scottish Industries Exhibition. G/V people milling around in the exhibition. C/U woman in crowd. C/U Princess Margaret and Lord Provost looking at tartan cloth. C/U dinner jacket and kilt on mannequin. C/U label on coat: "Prince Charlie Evening wear". G/V girls working on sewing machines. C/U sewing machine working. G/V crowds and exhibition. L/V plastic hulled four berth cabin cruiser. Man takes off cover revealing outboard engine for the cabin cruiser, woman watches him. More shot crowds looking at exhibits.

    Princess Margaret with officials looking at new bathroom design. M/S bath and washbasin display. C/U Lord Provost with another man. G/V crowds looking at 2,800 gallon steam heated whisky / whiskey still. M/S Princess Margaret walking through the exhibition. C/U new type of "silent" bag pipes on wall. C/U man demonstrating "silent" bag pipes, prevents player inflicting unwanted noise when practising. C/U man demonstrating pipes. More shots crowds looking at exhibits.

    C/U woman picking up bag to demonstrate the new handbag alarm - the alarm goes off immediately the handbag is wrenched from its owner. C/U woman holding handbag, she turns keys switch to set alarm. She puts key into handbag, closes handbag and hangs it on her arm to show wrist cord attached to the bag. More shots crowd. L/V Princess Margaret looking at caterpillar tractor. C/U Princess.

    Note: letter from Scottish Council on file.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:48:00 / 01:23:15:00
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  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Trade & Industry Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Post-war Glasgow Princess Margaret
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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