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  • Short Summary

    Princess Mary opens an orphanage in Ealing.

  • Description

    Ealing, West London.

    Title: "Princess Mary opens 'Alexandra House' - New of Home for Motherless Children".

    M/S of Princess Mary, accompanied by two men in robes and mayor's chains, walking past a crowd of girl guides, bunting and flags fly overhead. M/S of the interior of a marquee, the Princess stands between a man and a woman, one by one small children walk into shot to shake hands with the Princess, they each place a small object onto a silver tray held by the woman, a vicar stands in the background.

    Cuts exist - please see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    458.06
    Media URN:
    20878
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/03/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:53:00 / 01:08:33:00
    Canister:
    G 1275

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