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    Duke of Gloucester opens Tater Du lighthouse at Lands End

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    Location: Lands End, Cornwall, England / Great Britain

    LS. Of the Tater Du Lighthouse. VS. Some of the dangerous rocks along coast and pan to the new lighthouse. CU. Trinity House plaque. MS various school children and teacher. VS. Complex system of the new lighthouse, showing control panel for light and fog warning and also shots of the optics.

    VS. Landrover carrying the Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester arriving. VS. The Duke gets out of landrover and is greeted by various Naval dignitaries, including the Deputy Master, Captain G. E. Barnard.

    VS. The Duke on his tour of inspection of the lighthouse He stops and makes a brief speech and then opens the lighthouse by pushing three buttons. VS. Small crowd and some Naval ratings watching events. MS. Duke meeting young schoolboy, Kevin Small.

    Note: The paper work includes a history of the lighthouse.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:13:00 / 02:03:20:00
    UN 4062 E

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