King George V and Queen Mary open a new power station at Barking. Orange tinted.
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: this item is orange tinted, there is a black and white version with the same title and footage on *PM0396*.