• Short Summary

    King George V, with Queen Mary, opens a new highway from London to West of England

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: A Noble Highway - The new exit from London to West of England opened by the King at Brentford, Middlesex

    ENGLAND: Middlesex: Brentford:
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    Main Titles TITLE: GAUMONT GRAPHIC

    (3ft)


    Opening Titles TITLE: As above in Subject heading.

    (13ft)


    GV Cars on road lined with people on either side

    (17ft)


    GV Officials look on as the King cuts the ribbon

    (26ft)


    GV King speaking to an official

    (31ft)


    CV Queen Mary talking to officials

    (38ft)


    Graphic TITLE: THE NEW HIGHWAY COSTING GBP1,000,000 (1million) - but a joy to Motorists

    (46ft)


    GV Car coming down the highway towards camera

    (57ft)


    Graphic TITLE: THE OLD ROUTE --- BRENTFORD HIGH STREET

    (61ft)


    GV Cars travelling slowly along the old route.

    (69ft)

    motorways, road system, transportation network, peacetime, interwar, interbellum
    Background: King George V, with Queen Mary, opens a new highway from London to West of England

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2AAL7SK88DBBLX4UWN7175J7P
    Media URN:
    VLVA2AAL7SK88DBBLX4UWN7175J7P
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/06/1925
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MP4
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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