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  • Short Summary

    The Duchess of York opens Belmont Castle in Scotland as an old people's home.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Meigle. The Duchess of York opens historic Belmont Castle as an 'Eventide Home'."

    Meigle, Scotland.

    Bagpipe band parades on grounds outside Belmont Castle.

    The Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth , the Queen Mother) gets out of a car to be greeted by local dignitaries.

    The Duchess inspects young women of a uniformed youth movement (not clear which one).

    The Duchess says a few short words to the gathered dignitaries and crowds.

    N.B. Presumably an Eventide Home is somewhere for elderly people.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    867.15
    Media URN:
    12702
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:42:00 / 01:22:46:00
    Canister:
    31/75

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