• Short Summary

    Prince George, Duke of Kent launches lifeboat in Shoreham.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Sussex. Prince George Opens Shoreham's new £100,000 Lock and inaugurates new Lifeboat Station."

    Shoreham, Sussex.

    Pan across crowd gathered in front of covered podium bearing the name of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI - R.N.L.I.). The people are singing the hymn 'For Those In Peril On The Sea.'

    Shot of Prince George, Duke of Kent, making speech to open new lifeboat station. Cutaways to show crew on board lifeboat.

    Prince George smashes a bottle against the hull of a lifeboat and a cheer is raised.

    The boat is launched and splashes down into the water with several dignitaries on board.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    699.43
    Media URN:
    6058
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/03/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:31:00 / 01:54:52:00
    Canister:
    33/22

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