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  • Short Summary

    The Duchess of York opens a Hostel in Highgate, London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Highgate. The Duchess of York visits newly built 'Princess Elizabeth Hostel' - named after the 'Fourth Lady in the Land'."

    Highgate, London.

    The Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother) walks past line of nurses. A crowd is out to see the Duchess as she walks around the new 'Princess Elizabeth Hostel'. She is given a ceremonial hand trowel and proceeds to plant a ceremonial tree marking her visit. She is shown inside the building.

    The Duchess appears with others on a balcony and waves to the crowds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    751.06
    Media URN:
    8071
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    27/11/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:35:00 / 01:07:09:00
    Canister:
    30/52

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