• Short Summary

    Prince Philip visits site for the proposed National Recreation Centre in London.

  • Description

    Crystal Palace, London

    GV. Crystal Palace aerial, pan down to a building site with bulldozer pushing mud clear. LV. Bulldozer pushing mud and water - site of future National Recreation Centre.

    SV. Interior, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, looking at model of proposed recreation centre. Angle shot, Duke looking at model.

    GV. Exterior, men on the building site. LV. The Duke walking across platform over the muddy ground with L.C.C. officials. SV. Group of workers. LV. Duke walks up some steps to the cabin of the crane and gets into the cab. LV. Pan, crowd gathered round the column which the crane will lower into position. SCU. Crane driver explaining the workings to the Duke. CU. Pillar being lowered into its hole. LV. Duke gets out of the cab of the crane. SCU. Workers applauding. LV. Duke with officials walking across the platform towards camera. BGV. Building site.

    (Royal Rota Lav.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1698.19
    Media URN:
    52822
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/11/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:32:00 / 01:30:23:00
    Canister:
    60/96

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