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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the "Railway Queen" inaugurating railway works conference in Barry, Wales.

  • Description

    Barry, Wales.

    Full titles read: "THE RAILWAY "QUEEN" - goes "in state" to inaugurate railway works annual Conference at Barry."

    Good L/S of steam train pulling into station. L/S of the "Railway Queen" walking off the train (she is wearing a dark cloak and white dress). She greets dignitaries on the platform and is handed a bouquet of flowers.

    L/S and M/S of the young queen sat on throne like chair on the back of open van, her "maids" sit before her all dressed in white. There is a large Union Flag ("Union Jack") behind her. L/S's of the float moving down the street, a band leads the procession. Good C/U of the queen wearing her crown, she smiles for the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    788.36
    Media URN:
    36498
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:32:00 / 01:54:45:00
    Canister:
    G 1607

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