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  • Short Summary

    Queen Mother visits Imperial College London.

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    Kensington, London.

    Various shots of small crowd outside the Mechanical and Engineering Building of the Imperial College, London. Various shots of the arrival of Queen Mother to the college. She is received by a number of people including Mr Holbein, Chairman of City and Guilds Institute. GV. Exterior of the building. CU. Culture shaker working. Various shots of the 3,000 litre fermentation production stage. Various shots of Queen Mother arriving at Biochemistry Building. She unveils plaque and receives a bouquet. Various shots of Queen Mother looking in Biochemistry Labs accompanied by Lord Sheffield and Professor Chain (with moustache) who explains things to her. Then they walk through the Neuro Biology section which tests the brain's mechanism in its reaction to hormone. Then she sees rat's heart beating on its own accord when supplied with special chemicals. Various shots of Queen Mother looking at the college's mascots - an old fire engine and two vintage cars.

    (Orig. Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 04/11/1965.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:23:00 / 01:42:58:00
    UN 4078 E

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