• Short Summary

    The Queen opens a new road tunnel under the Clyde, Scotland.

  • Description

    Clydebank, Scotland.

    GV. Looking across the Clyde to the shipyards. GV. The entrance to the new road tunnel under the Clyde. GV. Looking along the tunnel. Travel shot, showing the lighting at the side of the tunnel. Travel shot along the tunnel. SV. Glasgow Police Pipe Band marching towards camera. SV. Crowd waving. SV. The Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh arriving to open new road tunnel under the Clyde. The Queen meets Councillor David Wardley and then a woman. SV. Crowd. SV. Queen and Duke chatting with dignitaries. SV. Photographers. SV. Queen walking past camera. Back view, Queen on dais. SV. The drapes that are hung over the entrance to the tunnel, start to open. SV. The Queen with Lord Provost Peter Meldrum and other dignitaries. SV. Men watching. SV. Pan, Queen's car going down into the tunnel. Travel shot along the tunnel. CU. Plaque "The Clyde Tunnel opened by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, Third of July 1963". GV. Cars going in and out of the tunnel. GV. Cars moving along in the tunnel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1766.21
    Media URN:
    50774
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/07/1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:16:00 / 01:38:25:00
    Canister:
    63/55

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