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    Princess Mary opens Danson Park in Bexley Heath.

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    Item title reads - Another lung for Londoners. Princess Mary opens Danson Park acquired by local council as public park. Bexley Heath.

    L/S from above as Princess Mary walks down a line of ladies in uniform, possibly linked to the girl guides, some salute and other people take pictures of her. M/S as she walks up some steps past the camera. L/S as she is given the rope and pulls it off the lamp which is on top of a sphere. M/S as a little girl gives her a bunch of flowers and salutes. She smiles. M/S of her sat down with another woman, they chat while others stand behind them.

    M/S as a lady sings and the camera pans across the crowds watching. M/S of Princess Mary stood with other ladies and gentlemen and their children. M/S as she walks along in the park. M/S as she walks down a row of men and talks to one at the end. M/S as she talks to the crowd, M/S of a bouquet of flowers, a man holds the car door open and she climbs in. M/S as it drives away and people wave.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:02:00 / 01:15:16:00
    G 1209

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