• Short Summary

    The 100th anniversary of the Berwick lifeboat is celebrated with a fancy dress parade.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Lifeboat Centenary. Celebrations in Berwick".

    Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland.

    Pan across group of children (some in fancy dress) gathered for the celebrations.

    Pan across group of dignitaries including Sir Godfrey Baring, Chairman of the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).

    Shots of the crowds at the celebrations and fund raising events. More shots of children in fancy dress.

    Parade of floats and fancy dress through the streets of Berwick down to the Spital Lifeboat.

    MS of Sir Godfrey shaking hands with Lifeboat crew before presenting them with a commemorative Vellum. LS of boat house. - Spacing -

    Sir Godfrey hands over Vellum.

    Top view of decorated lifeboat being launched. Crowds watch and cheer as the lifeboat moves away from shore.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. Presumably from 1930s Gazettes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1879.04
    Media URN:
    61055
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:50:00 / 01:52:08:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 2

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