Prince George of Denmark visits Manchester Ship Canal - cuts from 49/12.
Unissued / unused material.
Prince George of Denmark sees the Manchester Ship Canal.
M/S Prince George's car drawing up, he alights and is greeted by Sir Frederick West, Chairman of the Manchester Ship, and other officials. C/U as the Prince goes up gangplank of tender. C/U name on stern of tender: "Daniel Adamson". C/U Danish flag flying from mast of tender. M/S Prince, Sir Frederick West and party on board tender. M/S funnel of tender. L/S canal showing shipping and activity. M/S cargo ship as tender passes. C/U stern of ship, followed by tug. Travel shots passing vessel "English Prince" at quayside, tender in lock, jetty and Barton Swing Aqueduct. M/S aqueduct. M/S Barton Lock. General view of canal. L/S cargo boat. M/S Prince George and Sir Frederick West. M/S tramp steamer "Heilo". M/S Prince George climbing steps onto bridge of tender. C/U Prince George on bridge with Sir Frederick. Travel shot passing cargo boat "Pacific Unity". M/S tramp steamer at jetty. L/S ships on canal. C/U West and Prince. L/S Prince George and rest of party on bridge of tender. M/S Prince George and Sir Frederick West walking down gangway of tender. The Prince shakes hands with Sir Frederick West.
Item is selected scenes from Gazette issue 49/12. Date given on old record is 10/02/1949.