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  • Short Summary

    The King and Queen visit Glasgow, and are welcomed by crowds

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Royal visit to Glasgow. During busy day, their Majesties open great new Kelvin Hall…place memorial stone on the new "George the fifth bridge" - the strongest bridge ever built…and place reef on the Cenotaph."

    Glasgow, Scotland

    The royal couple are seen being driven slowly along in an open backed limousine. The street is lined on both sides by soldiers holding rifles, with crowds waiting patiently behind them. They draw up to a canopied entrance and are met by two officials, one wearing full length ermine robes. L/S from below of the couple on a balcony, waving to the crowd. The building is decorated with garlands of flowers. The crowds wave flags. Finally the couple leave in a limousine waved off the huge crowd lining the streets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    690.19
    Media URN:
    33191
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/07/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:29:00 / 01:28:59:00
    Canister:
    G 1415

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