• Short Summary

    Princess Mary opens nurses homes at Leeds hospital (her husband, Earl Harewood, is its president).

  • Description

    Title reads: "Leeds".

    Yorkshire.

    Various shots of Princess Mary (Princess Royal) arriving by car at Leeds General Infirmary.

    She is greeted by a hospital official and her husband, Earl of Harewood, who is also President of the Hospital. Nurses form a guard of honour up the steps to the entrance to the new nurses' homes. Various L/Ss of modern looking hospital - "one the finest ... in the country".

    Princess Mary leaves the hospital carrying a bunch of flowers. She stops to shake hands with a uniformed man (he wears medals - possibly a war veteran?). Crowds cheer as her car drives away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    939.05
    Media URN:
    13968
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:05:00 / 01:03:35:00
    Canister:
    37/80

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