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  • Short Summary

    Prince George christens lifeboat and opens extension to pier, Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

  • Description

    Southend-on-Sea, Essex.

    Full titles reads: "PRINCE GEORGE VISITS SOUTHEND... names the new life Boat "Greater London" and opens Pier extension."

    L/S of several senior naval officers walking down ramp from ship with Prince George (Duke of Kent). M/S of clergymen in robes blessing boat. L/S of the Prince giving speech and christening lifeboat. M/S of the Prince cutting ribbon (presumably opening the extension to the pier). Good M/S of the Prince giving speech, a tugboat can be seen in the background.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    794.38
    Media URN:
    36003
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/07/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:49:00 / 01:57:22:00
    Canister:
    G 1623

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