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  • Short Summary

    The Australian High Commissioner opens a new road in Hull.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Great pageant of transport inaugurates Ferensway, Hull's wonderful £452,000. thoroughfare, opened by Sir Granville Ryrie."

    Hull, Humberside / Yorkshire.

    Sir Granville Ryrie, the Australian High Commissioner of Australia in London, stands with Hull dignitaries waiting to cut ribbon. MS Sir Granville as he speaks and cuts the ribbon.

    A pageant of historical transport proceeds along the new road. A sedan chair leads off carried by men dressed in historical costume. They are followed by stage coaches, penny farthing bicycles, a steam traction engine, and other road rollers. People watch the parade of transport.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    871.21
    Media URN:
    12772
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/10/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:20:00 / 01:37:10:00
    Canister:
    31/85

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