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  • Short Summary

    Princess Mary visits Children's Hospital and Royal Infirmary in Sunderland.

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    Title: "Visit of H.R.H. Princess Mary, Viscountess Lascelles, to the CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL and ROYAL INFIRMARY, SUNDERLAND".

    M/S of Princess Mary walking between two rows of nurses (district nurses?), the Princess holds a large bouquet of flowers and is accompanied by an officer. M/S of Princess Mary planting a tree with the help of two gentlemen, a crowd watches from outside the hospital building.

    M/S of a procession of cars coming down a crowd lined streets, flags and bunting hangs overhead. More shots of the Princess planting a tree. M/S of the Princess laying a foundation stone, several men pull chain pulleys to lower the stone, a crowd of smartly dressed people watch in the background.

    M/S of the Princess, accompanied by a Guide leader, walking along a red carpet, on either side stand rows of Girl Guides. M/S of Princess Mary, accompanied by several senior nurses and a man, coming out of some French windows onto a veranda with a row of beds on. More shots of Princess Mary at the tree planting ceremony. More shots of the Princess meeting the Guide leader and the two rows of Guides. Brief shot of a group of official looking men, some wearing judge's wigs, waiting beside a car.

    After some seconds of spacing, story resumes at 01:1:59 - looks like cuts or out takes. More shots of the foundation stone laying ceremony.

    Note: some of the shots in this item are not edited in chronological order. At least part, if not all, of this item consists of cuts / out takes.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:22:00
    G 1272

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