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  • Short Summary

    Canada House is opened in London by the King, the keys were made by Canadian craftsmen.

  • Description

    Item title reads - CANADA HOUSE. Canada's home in England. Magnificent new Government building opened by the King. London.

    L/S as Queen Mary emerges from the building talking to a man, she is followed by King George V and others. The royal couple walk down path of carpet and get into a carriage, the King takes his hat off to the crowd. L/S of a shot of Canada House in a drawing of a picture frame.

    Intertitle - 'The superb keys used were made by Canadian craftsmen of Canadian metals.' M/S of three sets of ornate keys in their boxes, a man wearing an eyeglass works on another one. M/S of one of the boxes.

    Three men walk down the steps, which have 'English China' written on them. They stand in front of the man working on the keys, M/S of them holding and examining the keys as they chat. They put them back in the box. M/S of them looking at lumps of metal. The craftsman gives them another key to look at. Various shots as they examine them and watch him work. C/U of three sets of keys in their boxes.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:15:10 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:48:00 / 01:16:50:00
    G 1203

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