• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II opens new Tay bridge in Perth, Scotland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Queen opens Tay bridge.

    Perth, Scotland.

    M/S Queen Elizabeth II walking up to tape with officials. Various shots of the new bridge. M/S as the Queen cuts the tape and opens the bridge. M/S officials. M/S as Queen unveils memorial plaque. M/S Alastair Cruickshank, the head boy of Perth Academy, presenting the Queen with a brooch of Tay pearls. C/U Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, admiring the brooch. L/S pupils in front of academy. M/S as the Duke is presented with a green onyx pen stand by Linda Buchan, head girl of Perth Academy. C/U of the Queen still admiring her own brooch. C/U Duke talking to Linda Buchan. Various shots Scottish pipers playing and marching over bridge. M/S crowds watching. M/S bridge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1720.22
    Media URN:
    53420
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/10/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:23:00 / 01:36:29:00
    Canister:
    60/83

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