World's Longest Bridge 1928

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    Item title reads - World's longest bridge, 4 1/2 miles long, spanning famous James River, opened with imposing historical parade! Newport News, Virginia. America (USA, U.S.A.)

    L/S of the bridge, various shots taken from an aeroplane. L/S of members of the Armed Forces marching along in a parade watched by crowds. Guards in plumed helmets follow. Various floats drive over the bridge, one is shaped like a pirate ship, another covered in grass, and one depicts the war of independence.

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    British Pathé
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    01:41:57:00 / 01:43:13:00
    G 1561
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    G 1561
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