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  • Short Summary

    Prince George presents a Charter of Incorporation to the Borough of Barking.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Barking Becomes A Borough! Amidst tremendous enthusiasm, Prince George hands Charter of Incorporation to town that was once a fishing village."

    Barking, Essex (Greater London).

    Car pulls up in crowd lined street. Prince George, Duke of Kent steps out of car with local dignitaries.

    MS of Prince George talking to unidentified man with medals - possibly a veteran / ex-serviceman.

    Prince George stands with Mayor behind several large microphones.

    CU Prince George as he reads from paper making Barking a Borough.

    The Prince hands to the Charter to the Mayor.

    Prince and Mayor halt by army guard of honour as band plays national anthem. The Prince inspects soldiers.

    The following material appears to be cuts.

    BV of Prince talking to veterans. More shots of Prince on podium listening to Town Clerk reading from paper. Repeated shot of Car arriving. More CU of Prince George speaking at microphone. More shots of Prince on stage. More Cu of Prince. BV of Prince.

    Section of Man in walking race in Blackpool. Very odd historical re-enactment of Viking's invading and attacking monastery - the come down river in longboat and charge across field. - Not clear what this is connected with.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:18:00 / 01:34:02:00

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