• Short Summary

    The Duke and Duchess of Kent unveil memorial to King George V at entrance to Mersey Tunnel.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Statues Commemorate Tunnel Opening

    Liverpool, England: Gen. top view of crowd & memorial. Semi view Duke & Duchess of Kent greeted on arrival. Gen. view pan from crowd to memorial. Semi top view Duchess walks to unveil statue. Semi top view Duke stands by statue of Queen Mary. Long view crowd. Semi view Duke making address into mike.

    1934
    Top view opening Mersey tunnel scene...

    CU King George V making speech...opening...IN ROLL 2740

    Semi view King George opening Queensway Tunnel...

    Top view cars driving thru' tunnel...

    Gen. view crowd & new memorials. Semi CU Duke & Duchess waving to crowd. Semi view statue of Queen Mary. CU head of Queen Mary. Semi view & CU statue of King George V.

    Sound Effects. King George V opening Mersey Tunnel.

    Good Scene.

    Semi view Duke of Kent speaking into mike.

    Royalty; King George V of Great Britain (1910-1936), Prince George of Great Britain, 1st Duke of Kent (1902-1942), Princess Marina of Greece, Duchess of Kent (1906-1968), Civil Engineering; Ceremonies - Opening
    Background: The Duke and Duchess of Kent unveil memorial to King George V at entrance to Mersey Tunnel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACJ9UR1EU65J7J8PEGLT8X0P00
    Media URN:
    VLVACJ9UR1EU65J7J8PEGLT8X0P00
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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