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  • Short Summary

    Duke of Kent opens a new section of the Grand Union Canal.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "NEW STIMULUS TO TRADE - Duke of Kent opens widened waterways on Midland section of Grand Union Canal."

    Midlands.

    A barge sailing through canal towards camera.

    Several air shots of the Grand Union Canal.

    A barge sailing down the canal towards the camera, it stops at some sort of a gate. Prince George, Duke of Kent and several other people are seen inside the barge.

    Elderly man speaks into microphone, probably introducing Prince George. Prince George talking into microphone - opening the new section of the Canal.

    A white ribbon is seen across the screen - it is positioned in front of the microphone. Duke takes scissors and cuts the ribbon.

    Crowd on shore applauds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    801.28
    Media URN:
    10183
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/11/1934
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:18:00 / 01:41:59:00
    Canister:
    34/88

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