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London Dock for Giant Liners


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Issue No.
Date Released
30 Sep 1929
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1London Dock for Giant Liners
  2. 2Nine Norman Mayors
  3. 3New London Lord Mayor
  4. 4Woman Wheelers
  5. 5'A Mission of Peace and Goodwill’
  6. *'Always and Unchangeably with Honour’
  7. *Canada’s Call for Scots Girls
  8. *Morecambe Carnival

* Story has local or special distribution


Story No. within this Issue
1 / 5
[SUBTITLE]: "From the deck of the Liner ‘Oronsay’ Lady Ritchie opens immense railway and road bridge to inaugurate world’s most modern docks system at Tilbury." Two long shots of docks. Lady Ritchie moves lever. LS cantilevered bridge opening with liner SS ‘Oronsay’ waiting to go through. Shot on board liner as it passes through. Return to LS of liner. View of crowds seen from moving ship. Return to LS of moving liner. CS JH Thomas talking. View of docks. MLS ‘Oronsay’ being led out by tugs.
Ships and boats; Aristocracy; Ceremonies; Engineering
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