• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret opens the Parliament of the West Indies Federation in Trinidad.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The West Indies. Princess Opens New Parliament".

    Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies.

    GV Crowds. SV Man and woman sheltering from sun under umbrella. CU Man perspiring and fanning himself with hat.

    GV Royal car on its way to Red House (Parliament of the West Indies Federation). CU Twin girls clapping.

    SV Princess Margaret in back of Royal car.

    CU Woman sheltering from sun under umbrella.

    GV Royal car driving into forecourt of Red House. LV New Federation Flag.

    LV Int. People seated in Legislative Chamber of the Red House. LV Princess Margaret entering chamber and people standing up. SV Guests seated. GV Princess. SV Guests seated as Princess Margaret starts to speak. GV Guests listening. LV Line of judges seated, listening. SV Princess Margaret seated after making her speech.

    GV Balcony of Red House and Princess Margaret comes out onto it. LV Crowds cheering. SV Women in crowd. GV Royal Party on balcony. SV Princess waving from the balcony to the crowd.

    (Lav.) Selected Originals exist for this item - see other records.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:42:00 / 01:44:06:00

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