• Short Summary

    The Duchess of Gloucester opens a new home for people without limbs in Southsea.

  • Description

    Southsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    SCU. Duchess of Gloucester on platform with dignitaries. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. Duchess opening door of new home on behalf of the British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association. SV. Interior, Duchess entering. SV. Duchess pulls Union Jack to reveal plaque. SCU. Union Jack reveals plaque. Plaque records that Duchess opened it. SV. Duchess touring home. SV. Orderlies making beds, tidying rooms. SCU. Disabled people seated in dining room. SV. Men seated in lounge. SCU. Men reading books. CU. One armed billiards player in billiards room. SV. Disabled men watching. LV. One armed man playing billiard.

    (Orig Neg.) (Title Scene "H")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    254.28
    Media URN:
    30247
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:45:00 / 01:43:39:00
    Canister:
    54/86

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