• Short Summary

    Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, opens Thornhill reservoir at Dumfries in Scotland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Dumfries.

    Duchess of Gloucester opens Thornhill Reservoir in Scotland. (LNER).

    M/S as Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, gets out of her car and shakes hands with officials. M/S of people applauding. M/S of the Duchess pressing the button to start it. M/S of water pouring in to the dykes. M/S as the Duchess walks through the filter station. L/S of the reservoir, the camera pans across. M/S as she shakes the hands of the builders.

    Cataloguer's note: the picture ends at 01:53:15, but the sound continues.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    973.52
    Media URN:
    17434
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:51:00 / 01:53:19:00
    Canister:
    38/66

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