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  • Short Summary

    Nice shots of Queen Mary at opening ceremony of Waterloo Station.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Waterloo Station - King, owing to slight indisposition, was unable to attend "opening" of biggest railway station in Europe."

    M/S of Queen Mary speaking to a group of war veterans who wear medals. Queen holds a large bouquet of flowers. L/S of Queen shaking hands with various women who curtsey. Queen walks up the steps of Waterloo station. Nice L/S of Queen walking into the station after cutting the ribbon. Seen from a high angle over the heads of crowds gathered to see her. Much excitement as the queen arrives, crowd jump up to try and see her and wave hats in the air.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    260.42
    Media URN:
    22788
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:26:00 / 01:55:37:00
    Canister:
    G 861

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