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  • Short Summary

    First stage in trunk-road scheme to link London with the London-Yorkshire motorway opens.

  • Description

    Whitehorse Lane Bridge, Colney, Hertfordshire.

    Car with Rt. Hon. R. A. Butler arrives. VS of crowd and journalists. Butler cuts ribbon to open road. LS.MS.As car with Rt. Hon. R.A. Butler, Conservative MP, opens road. Rear shot as cars with VIP's pass under Whitehorse Lane bridge. CU road sign for St. Albans, Watford, etc. Various shots of traffic on new by-pass. MS.CU. Children on bridge waving to traffic passing underneath. CU people in coach or bus. LS bridge.

    Orig. Neg.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2918.26
    Media URN:
    84239
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:20:00 / 01:49:25:00
    Canister:
    UN 3153 F

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