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  • Short Summary

    Duchess of York, accompanied by husband, christens new lifeboat.

  • Description

    Full title missing, according to issue sheet it reads: "H.R.H. the Duchess of York. Christens latest type of lifeboat".

    Montrose, Tayside, Scotland.

    M/S of lifeboat in harbour. M/S of Duchess of York (aka Queen Mother, Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon) sitting between an elderly man and her husband, Prince Albert (the Duke of York). C/U of the Duchess. C/U of the Duke and Duchess. M/S of the Duke and Duchess going aboard lifeboat.

    L/S, looking over water, of crowds cheering on quayside. Lifeboat sails past in foreground with Royal couple on deck. M/S of Duke, Duchess and dignitaries walking on quayside. The Duke tips his hat to cheering crowds. M/S of couple walking down jetty towards moored lifeboat. The Duchess makes to smash champagne bottle a boat's hull.

    Note: story not edited in chronological order, looks like it includes cuts / out takes. AH 2001.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    636.05
    Media URN:
    26243
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:50:00 / 01:12:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1330

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