• Short Summary

    Princess Anne attends the opening of the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Edinburgh, Scotland.

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    Princess Anne opens Royal Commonwealth pool. Edinburgh, Scotland.

    GV Exterior, Edinburgh's new Commonwealth Pool. GV Interior arrival of Princess Anne, with Councillor with chain of office on, meeting V.I.P.s. Low angle shot Swimmers diving in main pool. Big GV Main pool with swimmers in it. GV Princess Anne sitting down. GV Pan audience clapping. CU Anne seated. GV Czech gold medallist, Miss Milena Duchkova, diving. SV Andy Gill and Joe Thewlis, GV Internationalists, diving. GV Sheila Burrows, G.B. internationalists, diving. Angle shot as clown jumps off high board with broom between legs into water. GV Teaching pool with swimmers in it. SV Anne watching. LV The main pool with Event ll in progress; 100 Metres Free Style Team Race for Men. Edinburgh v. London.

    SV One of the swimmers making a turn. SV Judges walking towards boxes for finish of race. GV As winner touches for London. CU Second touching. SV Czech girl diving again. AS British girl diving again. GV Danny Downes and Carol Graham, Junior members of the Wilshaw A.S.C., standing on high board. Danny has Carol on his shoulders. They both go into the water. SV Czech girl moving towards Princess Anne to receive medallion and cup. SV as Anne hands over small cup. GV Crowd applauding. GV Carol Graham shakes hands with Anne, and receives medallion. CU Anne talking to Carol. CU Bouquets of flowers on wooden boards being pushed in water by small girls. SV One of the girls walking up steps to present the bouquet. She hands it over. SV Anne talking to small girl. Girl walks away.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:02:06:00

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