• Short Summary

    The new bridge over the River Spey is opened by the Macintosh of Macintosh.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Grantown. Concrete - but beautiful! The Mackintosh of Mackintosh opens new bridge over the Spey, the largest concrete span (240 ft.) and coloured to harmonise with the countryside."

    Grantown, Scotland.

    View of the concrete bridge over the River Spey.

    Views of the beautiful old bridge built in 1754.

    More shots of the new bridge.

    The Macintosh of Macintosh, dressed in full Scottish Highland regalia comes to cut the tartan ribbon across the bridge.

    A procession is lead across the bridge by men playing bagpipes. They stop half way across to unveil as memorial tablet. CU Inscription.

    Another ribbon is cut at the other end of the bridge and the procession moves off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    655.37
    Media URN:
    26415
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/12/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:22:00 / 01:53:00:00
    Canister:
    31/101

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