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  • Short Summary

    The Prince of Wales officially opens the Peace Bridge

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Peace Bridge Opened - Prince Of Wales dedicates new Bridge over Niagara River in presence of distinguished Canadian and Americans."

    Niagara River, Canada & United States of America (USA).

    Broad landscape view of the bridge spans, with trees and bushes blowing in the foreground. A boat passes under the bridge. The Prince arrives wearing a tailed coat and carrying a top hat. He shakes hands with a man over the customary ribbon while bystanders and camera men look on, before it is cut. The Prince delivers a speech to a large crowd standing below. The Prince and others board an open-topped car, and he waves to crowd as he leaves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    694.29
    Media URN:
    33301
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:25:00 / 01:49:56:00
    Canister:
    G 1425

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