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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary open new dock in Southampton.

  • Description

    Full title read: "Southampton. World's Largest Graving Dock Opened by The King."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Ship sails into new dock breaking ribbon. It is the Royal Yacht 'Victoria and Albert'.

    Shot of King George V and Queen Mary with others on deck.

    Crowds wave small Union Jack British flags.

    Another shot of the Royal party including Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) and Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, Queen mother).

    The Royals are seen on the dock side. The King inspects Guard of Honour.

    Quick shot of King making speech.

    LS over new Dock with 'Victoria and Albert' at anchor.

    More shots of speech. Queen Mary pours a liquid into the dock to bless it. More shots of crowds with flags.

    Shots of Royals getting back on board the yacht.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    729.16
    Media URN:
    6560
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:09:00 / 01:23:52:00
    Canister:
    33/61

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