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  • Short Summary

    Prince Philip opens the National Sailing Centre in Cowes.

  • Description

    Cowes, Isle of Wight.

    CU Sign on dock gate "National Sailing Centre". Pan to show the Centre. Various shots of seated guests and centre members waiting for Duke's arrival - they are seated in chairs outside. Uffa Fox is seen among guests. MS. Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh arriving at the centre jetty by launch. He steps ashore to be greeted by Sir Stanley Rouse and Mr W. J. Borthwick, members of the Sailing Centre Committee. Various shots of the Duke performing the opening ceremony. After a short speech he draws back a curtain over a plaque on wall of centre. MS. & CU. The commemoration plaque. Pan along now empty seats after the ceremony as the rain starts.
    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 02/05/1969.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3318.06
    Media URN:
    91532
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:06:00 / 01:21:24:00
    Canister:
    UN 4438 C

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