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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary open a new power station at Barking.

  • Description

    Item title reads - London's Giant Power Station. Press of button by the King releases electric current of 125,000 horse power. Barking.

    L/S as a man bows to King George V and Queen Mary, people applaud in the background. M/S as he is given a scroll which he puts to one side. L/S of the King reading a speech, M/S of him speaking, the Queen is stood by his side. M/S as the Queen makes her way through the factory and the King stands in the background and chats to another man.

    Note: there is an orange tinted version of this item with the same title and footage on *PM0396*.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    396.27
    Media URN:
    25182
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/05/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:31:00 / 02:00:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1191

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