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  • Short Summary

    Steam locomotive the 'Southern Belle' has 21st birthday celebrated, Brighton, East Sussex.

  • Description

    Brighton, East Sussex.

    Full titles read: "FAMOUS TRAIN'S BIRTHDAY PARTY - "The Southern Belle" - driven by W. Coughtry who was fireman on first trip - celebrates her "coming of age" and is accorded civic reception."

    L/S of the 'Southern Belle' with huge circular plaque in front of it which reads: "SOUTHERN" BELLE 21 TO-DAY - MANY HAPPY RETURNS". W. Coughtry stands on the platform shaking hands with the train driver. M/S of Coughtry. Various group shots of Coughtry standing talking with officials and dignitaries on the platform, including a robed gentleman who looks like a mayor.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    808.09
    Media URN:
    19535
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:14:00 / 01:13:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1656

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