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  • Short Summary

    Excellent close-ups of Princess Anne during opening of the Erskine bridge.

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    Erskine, Glasgow

    Shot of Landrover carrying Princess Anne and Jaguar Daimler approaching crowds. Camera pans right to crowds and then back to Landrover where Princess shakes hands with various dignitaries. Various shots of Princess seen through crowd. Medium shot of cameramen and photographers huddled to the right of shot. Excellent panning shot of Princess Anne as she walks with Commander in Chief through crowds. MS. of Princess on dais as the band start to play. Camera pans right showing various people in the crowd and members of the band. Various shots of the Princess addressing the crowds. Medium shot of Princess as she dismounts dais and walks towards bridge. Princess Anne with members of the congregation at red tape. Medium close-up of the Princess holding pair of scissors and cutting the red take to declare the bridge officially open for use. Medium shot of the Princess walking towards bridge. Landrover approaches and she gets on, camera pans left to crowds. Medium shot of convoy crossing bridge. Various shots of flag-waving crowd applauding as the Princess passes by. Camera pans right to Landrover where the Princess gets off and walks to a sign declaring the official opening of Erskine Bridge, excellent close-ups. Various shots of the Princess passing back through crowds on Landrover. Various crowd shots. Various shots of Erskine bridge and its surrounds. Good shot of waterway and panning over the length of the bridge.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:12:00 / 02:03:31:00
    UN 4545 H

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