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  • Short Summary

    The Lord Mayor of Wakefield opens a new bridge over the River Calder in Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Yorkshire's great new gateway. Lord Mayor of Wakefield inaugurates new concrete bridge replacing the medieval Chantry bridge over the River Calder."

    Yorkshire.

    Pan across new Bridge. Crowds of people wait at either end.

    The Lord Mayor of Wakefield with other dignitaries arrives. He cuts the ribbon opening the Bridge.

    Pan across people gathered to watch the opening ceremony.

    The Lord Mayor leads people in walking across bridge. Lots of people follow in procession over bridge.

    Shots of the old stone built Chantry Bridge.

    Shots of vehicles passing over the new Bridge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    707.37
    Media URN:
    6200
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:43:00 / 02:00:08:00
    Canister:
    33/45

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