• Short Summary

    Duchess of Gloucester opens final block of flats to complete the Somers Town Garden Estate.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THE DUCHESS OF GLOUCESTER OPENS SYDNEY STREET ESTATE".

    London.

    Various shots of the Duchess of Gloucester (Princess Alice) at the opening the last block of flats to complete the Somers Town Garden Estate rehousing scheme. She makes a speech saying she has very much pleasure in declaring this much-needed new block of flats open. She pulls on a rope to unfurl an English flag. A little girl presents the Duchess with a bouquet of flowers. She poses briefly outside the entrance to the block.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    967.11
    Media URN:
    17340
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:32:00 / 01:11:39:00
    Canister:
    38/40

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