• Short Summary

    Elizabeth II opens dam in Wales that will serve Birmingham.

  • Description

    Claerwen, Wales. Water from the dam will provide water for Birmingham.

    GV.Pan, from Welsh countryside to Claerwen Dam. (First 7' for super title). SV.Top of dam. GV. Dam. AS. Spillways. SV. Towards, Queen walking with the Lord Mayor of Birmingham (Alderman W T Bowen) along top of Dam. SV. Group of Welsh folk on ponies alongside Dam. (2 shots). LV. Queen Elizabeth II walking across small bridge at base of Dam with Lord Mayor. SV. Queen waving to crowds, turns and smiles. TV. Crowds. SV. Pan, Queen with Lord Mayor of Birmingham followed by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, walking to dais. GTV.FV. Royal dais. SV. Queen pulling lever to release water. AS.GV. Water starting to come down spillway. SV. Queen watching with Lord Mayor of Birmingham. SV. Water pouring underneath arches of bridge. CU. Water pouring underneath arches of bridge. SV. Pan, Queen walking away with Lord Mayor of Birmingham. GV. Claerwen Dam.

    (Lav.) (Orig. 'D')

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    38.26
    Media URN:
    27636
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    27/10/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:21:00 / 01:36:39:00
    Canister:
    52/87

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