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  • Short Summary

    Duchess of York lays foundation stone of new Fleming Houses at Dundee.

  • Description

    Title (transferred backwards, unfortunately!) reads: 'Dundee - The Duchess of York - Lays Foundation Stone of the new Fleming Houses'.

    Scotland, 1929.

    Elizabeth; Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother) attends a ceremony. Shots of crowd sitting on chairs in field or garden. M/Ss of the Duchess arriving; and of ceremony - Duchess w/ trowel in hand. Duchess chats to Scottish Guard before being driven off. People wave as her car goes by.

    Note: shot of Duchess walking towards camera is held out of rack - SL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2414.03
    Media URN:
    76532
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:36:00 / 01:15:42:00
    Canister:
    ON 329 C

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