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  • Short Summary

    The King attends opening of new wing of British Museum.

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    The King opens new wing to British Museum. London.

    Royalty/processions. King George V to open new wing at the British Museum. Military men (not sure what type of uniforms these are)lined up along street;as a procession passes them in FG - guys in shiny black top-hats; etc. ride past; followed by 2 coaches;etc. King George V in civilian dress& other men in various uniforms; walk past the troops or guards or whatever;pan left as they review troops. on wall in BG hang posters - advertisements etc. - 1 says Anna Karenina; another Mother's Day; even an Eiffel Tower' sign. Another scene: large building; w/ awning in front; top-hatted guys on horses & carriage stopped outside. Lion statue in BG on steps of building - British Museum ?

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:00:00 / 01:34:24:00
    ON 200 B

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