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  • Short Summary

    The Duke of Northumberland cuts the first sod of the North East Coast Exhibition at Newcastle.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "Duke of Northumberland - cuts the first sod of North East Coast Exhibition on the Town Moor."

    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.

    M/S of the Duke of Northumberland (Henry George Percy) digging a clump of earth with a spade as a small crowd gathered around him watches; everyone cheers and claps as the sod of earth is lifted from the ground. The Duke is then escorted to a small stage with a table and chairs set out on it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    720.27
    Media URN:
    33785
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:30:00 / 01:44:40:00
    Canister:
    G 1487

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