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  • Short Summary

    Queen Mother opens block of flats in Stepney, London.

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    Stepney, London.

    LS. Crowds milling outside building - new block of flats to be opened by Queen Mother. LS. Crowd around as Queen Mother enters building. Various shots of Queen Mother leaving building. She enters another building, past line of nurses. LS. Interior, women sitting in recreation room. LS. Women seated at tables on rooftop. MS. Interior, two women talking in bedroom. LS. Women and children waving from balcony of flat, with Union Jack draped over rail. Various shots, crowds of people lining street as royal car comes along. MS. Queen Mother alights and is greeted by the Mayor and Mayoress. LS. Queen Mother talking to Girl Guides. LS. Queen Mother's escort going in after her. MS. Women and children looking over garden wall. LS. The Queen Mother descending steps after inspecting the flats. Various shots, Queen Mother planting a tree in garden of flats, she then chats to people who are looking over their garden wall. MS. Parents collecting their children, and leaving.


    Date found in the old record - 01/07/1956.

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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:
    01:12:24:00 / 01:16:16:00
    UN 2887 A

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