• Short Summary

    The Duke of Gloucester opened new Coke oven plant in Greenwich, London.

  • Description

    'Mr Therm' gets big recruit. Greenwich, London.

    GV Greenwich Gas Works. LV Duke of Gloucester (Prince Henry) accompanied by officials of the South Eastern Gas-Board and Mr Noel Baker, Minister of Fuel and Power, walking away from rostrum. SV Workmen applauding. SV Duke of Gloucester unveiling tablet. CU Curtains parting on tablet. LV Duke walks downstairs and is helped into overalls by Commissionaire.

    SV Large piece of machinery SV Duke in overalls talking to officials. LV Red hot coke falling into wagon. CU Back view. Duke looking on. SV Coke falling into wagon. CU Smoke. SV Smoke belching from chimneys. LV Wagon driving into washing device. CU Water being sprayed onto coke. S/V Duke of Gloucester and officials descending stairway. L/V Elevated, coke being loaded onto ship. L/V Superstructure of ship pan down to coke filled hold.

    Cuts exist.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1508.04
    Media URN:
    49143
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:10:00 / 01:08:23:00
    Canister:
    50/99

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