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  • Short Summary

    Princess Mary in Castleford to open hospital, Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Castleford, Yorkshire.

    Full titles read: "PRINCESS MARY - opens Hospital and War Memorial Maternity Home at Castleford."

    L/S's of the Princes Mary (Princess Royal) climbing out of car and being greeted by two dignitaries in top-hats. Hundreds of people who have come to get a glimpse of the Princess stand in the background and cheer and wave. The Princess shakes hands with the dignitaries.

    L/S of the Princess sitting down next to various hospital officials on raised platform. L/S of the Princess standing at podium shaking hands with elderly women. L/S of the Princess cutting banner (it reaches across a doorway) with pair of scissors, the banner reads: "REMEMBRANCE". The Princess is also seen helping to plant a commemorative tree with a spade.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    800.09
    Media URN:
    36218
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/08/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:03:00 / 01:13:12:00
    Canister:
    G 1636

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