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    Battersea Park, London, England: GV Albert Bridge illuminated. Closer V Pleasure Gardens Site Illuminated. GTV Crowds waiting for closing ceremony. LV V.I.P.'S on platform, including Lord Mayor of London, Sir Denys Lowson. SCU Lord Mayor, Sir. Denys Lowson, closes ceremony, speaks:-(Nat.sd.) SV Pan Lord Mayor, presses button to start fireworks, camera Pans to fireworks. SV Fireworks. Angle V Fireworks exploding in sky. GV Set piece exploding in sky. GV Set-piece with fireworks. Angle V Fireworks exploding in sky. GV Set-piece with wording 'GOD SAVE THE KING, FAREWELL 1951 SEASON."



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    SCU Sir Denys Lowson speaks:- "It is now my duty to declare the Festival Gardens closed for the year, 1951."



    Festival of Britain; Personalities - Local Government; Sir Denys Colquhoun Flowerdrew Lowson (b. 1906), Ceremonies - Miscellaneous; Great Britain




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    GEMMELL, DUDLEY
    London

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3WG9T176O4KU463GTBD0QMBEY
    Media URN:
    VLVA3WG9T176O4KU463GTBD0QMBEY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1951
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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