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  • Short Summary

    Prince Philip opens new mining department at Cardiff University. Wales.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, opens the mining department of Cardiff University. Wales.

    MS of a model of coal cutting machine (trepanning). MS of the Duke of Edinburgh being shown a large microscope. Various shots of the audience and LS's of the Duke in a lecture room where he performed the opening ceremony.

    Various good CU's of crowds straining to see the Duke. MS of a pithead wheel assembled in the grounds of the buildings. Two exterior MS's of Cardiff University. CU sign 'Department of Mining'. Two MS's of group of school children in the crowd.

    Various shots of the Duke of Edinburgh as he alights from his car and is greeted by the Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Coal Board officials and the Mining Department head Professor Sinclair. MS of the crowd outside the building. Various shots of the Duke being shown the equipment installed in the new building.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2942.28
    Media URN:
    84649
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1960
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:01:00 / 01:50:54:00
    Canister:
    UN 3316 D

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