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  • Short Summary

    Prince George (Duke of Kent) opens new aquarium in Brighton.

  • Description

    Title reads: "The opening of Brighton's new aquarium by HRH Prince George, K. G., on June 12th,1929".

    Brighton, Sussex.

    Various shots dignitaries getting out of cars, including Mayor and Prince George (Duke of Kent). Various shots military parade leading Royal car down seafront, passing cheering crowds. Prince meets dignitaries and then inspects guard of honour by Royal Navy.

    Various MSs Prince ceremonially unlocking gate. Prince and dignitaries walking down steps. Mayor makes speech. Good CUs Prince making speech (he wears Naval uniform). Crowds applaud. Prince receives gift of silver box and then signs book. Various shots crowds on beach and seafront, pier in background.

    Royal car comes to a halt, Prince gets out dressed in civvies. We see him meeting dignitaries.

    NB: original record incorrect - Prince Albert does NOT feature in this item. Item is same or similar to G 1615 "Brighter Brighton".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3398.03
    Media URN:
    92512
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:29:00 / 01:09:06:00
    Canister:
    DOCS (formerly UN 4617 B)

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