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    Claerwen Dam, Llandridod Wells, Wales: LV Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh leaving station at Llandridod Wells & waves to crowd. SV Scouts & cubs cheering. BV Royal car moving down decorated street. Travel shot Past crowd & woman with Welsh harp, playing in road. Angle V Floral sign 'WELCOME' SV Winnie Robers, age 9, presenting bouquet to Queen at Elan Valley Hotel. GTV Pan Claerwen Dam. SV Queen, Duke climb up onto dais. LV Crowd. SCU Queen speaks:-Nat.sd. Dubbing shot of GV Dam in speech. Angle V Queen pulls lever to start water flow. Angle V Water trickling down centre dam. Big GtV Dam with water flowing. SV Pan down Centre span of dam with water coming thru fast. SCU Queen & Duke watching. SV Water racing at bottom of dam. Pan V Water spray etc., Pan V Queen talking pan to Hill framers. SCU Farmers on horseback. SV Pan Queen leaving Dam.



    SCU Queen Elizabeth speaks:- "In declaring open the Claerwen reservoir In congratulate you all concerned with it on the completion of this great undertaking/ and express my good wishes for its successful operation."



    GOOD SCENES. GV Dam Showing Cars & trucks in f-g.



    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain (b. 1926, reigned 1952- ), Civil Engineering; Ceremonies - Inauguration




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    GOOD SCENES, MOVIETONE.
    Wales

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8HGMMR3WFIMM40MXELI4731WK
    Media URN:
    VLVA8HGMMR3WFIMM40MXELI4731WK
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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