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    ENGLAND: DUCHESS & DAUGHTER HAIL LANCS. Duchess of Kent & Princess Alexandra make two-day tour of cotton county. Manchester, England GTV Int. Hall. SCU Pan down Statue model wearing cotton dress. SV Royals looking at dress. SCU Princess Alexandra looking. SV Duchess passing behind exhibit. SCU Duchess & daughter. SV Crowd looking thru window into hall. SBV Duchess looking at crowd in window. GTV Hall.



    GOOD SCENES. SV Duchess & daughter shaking hands with Mayor? then entering building. SCU Int. Duchess signing book. STV Alexandra signing book, puts her pen in handbag then picks it up. CU Signatures 'MARINA' & 'ALEXANDRA' SCU Duchess & daughter. SCU Duchess & daughter walking around Model. SCU Duchess & daughter looking up, then Duchess points. SCU Duchess talks to man. CU Alexandra with shadow of man on her. CU Side V Duchess & daughter. CU Duchess with daughter behind her. SV Duchess & daughter looking around. CU BV Alexandra shaking hands with personalities, then turns round. SCU Duchess shaking hands with V.I.P's. SV Duchess & daughter walk around.



    ENGLAND: LANCS HAILS DUCHESS & DAUGHTER. Duchess of Kent and Princess Alexandra make two-day tour of Cotton country. Chorley, Lancs., England LGV Talbot Spinning & Weaving Coy. Chorley. GV Int. Mill, weaving room. SV Duchess of Kent & Princess Alexandra arriving. SCU Loom tilt to Rose Clare, who has worked in mill for 43 years. SV Pan Duchess of Kent being introduced to R. Clare. SCU Rose Clare. SV Duchess of Kent with Alexandra in ring room, Princess points to machine. Shot Machine winding cotton. SV Princess examining piece of cotton. SCU Machine. GV Looms. GTV Ext. Royal party leaving mill. SV Ditto, they wave.



    GOOD SCENES. GV Talbot Spinning & Weaving Coy. Chorley. Closer V Ditto. GV Ditto. GTV Pan Weaving room in mill. GV Pan Woman sweeping up in mill. FV Pan Ditto. SV Woman sorting spools & putting them into box. GV Int. Mill. CU Pan Hands working on cotton. CU Ditto, pan up to CU Girl. Angle V Pan Ditto. CU Pan Bobbin spinning. CU Woman working weaving machine. GV Int. Girls sorting bobbins in mill.



    SV Duchess & daughter walking in mill. CU Duchess & daughter being presented to girl. SCU Duchess looking at girl & work. CU Girl being presented to Duchess. GV Duchess & daughter in mill. GV to SV Ditto, with personalities. CU Alexandra. Side V Alexandra with Official looking on. SV Alexandra asking questions about mill. CU Alexandra, Duchess walks & stands in front of her. STV Duchess & daughter leaving, Alexandra waving. SV Alexandra waving (rather clumsily) to crowd. SV Alexandra & Duchess shaking hands with personalities, then getting into car.



    Royalty; Princess Marina of Greece, Duchess of Kent (1906-1968), Princess Alexandra of Kent, Mrs Angus Ogilvy (1936- ), Great Britain




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    Film ID:
    VLVA77W7M3Q9C89KICD19I9I9C7VR
    Media URN:
    VLVA77W7M3Q9C89KICD19I9I9C7VR
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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