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  • Short Summary

    The Duke and Duchess of York open new baths in Bethnal Green, London.

  • Description

    Bethnal Green, London.

    Full titles read: "LOYAL EASTENDERS - turn out in thousands to greet the Duke of York and his smiling Duchess at opening of new baths."

    High angle shots of the Duke (King George VI, Prince Albert) and Duchess (Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) of York's car arriving, large crowds of people line the street. M/S and L/S of the police keeping the crowds at bay. L/S of the Duke and Duchess climbing out of car.

    The Duke is wearing a top-hat. Group shots of the Duchess meeting and shaking hands with robed dignitaries. The Duchess is seen chatting to a man in judicial clothing complete with wig. Very good M/S of the Duchess smiling. Several group shots of the royal couple standing on steps with numerous dignitaries posing for the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    808.15
    Media URN:
    19541
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/11/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:51:00 / 01:21:42:00
    Canister:
    G 1657

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