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  • Short Summary

    Duke of Edinburgh visits gasworks at Ponders End, Middlesex.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) visits Gas Works at Ponders End, Middlesex.

    Various L/Ss Ponders End Gas Works. L/S Duke arriving, welcomed by Sir Harold Smith (Chairman of the Gas Council) and shaking hands with officials. Various shots Duke in white coat touring works, we see him in the tippler house. M/S retort charge. M/S truck leaving quenching tower. M/S Duke watching retort charging. M/S Duke walking to feeding-machine operator. L/S railway wagons being pushed into Tippler. M/S Duke chatting with worker. L/S wagon with steaming coke being lifted onto transporter. L/S Duke looking up at transporter. L/S transporter in operation, hot flaming coke being unloaded.

    Old records suggest this item was filmed on 03/11/1953.



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    Film ID:
    2010.01
    Media URN:
    62338
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:04:45:00
    Canister:
    UN 2510 B

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