• Short Summary

    Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, opens Malaya Hall for Malayan students in London.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, opens 'Malaya Hall', hostel for Malayan students. Bryanston Square, London.

    MS Mr Ward, agent for Malaya, introducing the Duchess of Kent. MS as she rises to speak. Various shots as she makes her speech about the new hostel (natural sound). She sits down amid applause. MS man listening as Mr Ward thanks Duchess. CU Duchess. MS Duchess with Mr Ward as students are presented to her.

    Exterior shots of Malaya hall. MS Duchess arriving escorted by Mayor of Marylebone. She is introduced to Mr Creech Jones, Secretary for the Colonies, and his wife. CU as she meets Mr Ward and his wife along with others. MS students in hall. MS through doorway of Duchess speaking and being introduced to students.

    CU male and female students listening. Various CU's of the students. CU's of their eyes. MS student seated in armchair in one of the bedrooms. MS as student opens wardrobe and puts hat away. CU crest of HMS 'Malaya' on wall in hall. CU girl looking at crest. CU crest, CU lettering 'HMS Malaya 1916 - 1947'.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:33:00 / 01:36:33:00
    UN 2211 A

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  1. Unknown user says

    Malaya Hall was open by Princess Marina in 1949. Anybody know the date and month?

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