• Short Summary

    The Queen Mother opens the new bridge over the River Tay in Scotland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Scotland. Tay Bridge Has Royal Opening".

    Dundee, Scotland.

    GV The Tay Bridge. LV Road sign pointing along Tay Bridge.

    GV The Queen Mother's car arrives. SV As she steps from car and is greeted by Lord Provost of Dundee. GV The gathering with crowds. SV Pan the Queen Mother walking with the Provost. CU As she greets the designer of the bridge, Mr Fairhurst. GV Crowd. LV The Queen Mother on dais about to unveil plaque. AS She moves lever which unveils plaque. LV The plaque being unveiled. SV Crowd applaud. LV Queen Mother walks with Provost to look at plaque. CU The plaque.

    LV Pan as the royal car drives onto the bridge and through tape to declare the bridge open. GV The royal car and others coming across bridge. LV Tracking shot across bridge. Top shot the royal car comes under camera on the other side of the bridge.

    GV The Tay, pan to the bridge with cars coming across. SV Man collecting toll. CU List of toll prices. CU Mr Baveridge aged 70 who has worked 40 years on the ferry. GV Ferry going across. CU Toll being collected. SV Ditto. GV The bridge with cars coming across.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:11:00 / 01:55:07:00

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