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  • Short Summary

    Princess Mary opens new of hospital in Preston, Lancashire.

  • Description

    Preston, Lancashire.

    Full titles read: "PRINCESS MARY - Viscountess Lascelles - opens new ring of the Queen Victoria Infirmary."

    L/S of people sat down in small open air arena. L/S of regal procession of men in various official looking robes and costumes, followed by Princess Mary (Princess Royal). L/S of the Princess receiving a large bouquet of flowers from nurse before sitting down. L/S of Princess inspecting uniformed nurses standing in line.

    M/S of Princess removing Union Flag ('Union Jack') from side of building, she is aided by an elderly gentleman. A commemorative stone is revealed to the which reads: "This building was opened by the Princess Mary, Viscountess Lascelles August 8 1929."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    798.18
    Media URN:
    36063
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/08/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:55:00 / 01:30:23:00
    Canister:
    G 1632

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