• Short Summary

    General Taylor names a diesel railway engine 'he Royal Marines' at ceremony in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "St. Pancras. Loco Named Royal Marines".

    London.

    GV Royal Marine band marching towards camera at St. Pancras Railway Station. GV The band marching away from camera. Pan to the diesel engine. SV The driver in the cabin. He is C Malyon. LV General Taylor arriving and going up on rostrum. CU Gen. Taylor taking his seat. GV People watching. SV Gen. Taylor making speech and then turns to unveil the plaque on the locomotive, revealing the name "The Royal Marines". CU Gen. Taylor and the plaque. SV Royal Marine trumpeters playing fanfare. CU ditto. SV The general in the driver's cabin. GV Pan the Engine coming towards and past camera.

    (Orig. Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1779.01
    Media URN:
    54919
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:19:00 / 01:01:23:00
    Canister:
    64/99

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