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The Prince of Wales Opens Three Bridges


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
6 Jul 1933
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Champions Clash in Big Wimbledon Duel
  2. 2Italian Air Armada in Ireland
  3. 3Freed Engineers Are Home from Russia
  4. 4The Prince of Wales Opens Three Bridges
  5. 5Al Brown Retains His World Title


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MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Prince of Wales Opens 3 Thames Bridges. DESCRIPTION: HRH cuts tape across Chiswick, Twickenham and Hampton Court’s new Thames links. SHOTLIST: Aerial of one of the bridges over the Thames. Elevated shot of Chiswick. Close shot of the Prince arriving. Shot cutting the tape over the bridge. People swarm across the bridge with the Prince at the head of same. Gets into car and leaves. Aerial of Twickenham Bridge and tape cut across same. Aerial of Hampton Court Bridge with the Palace at same in background. CU Prince of Wales speaking. Close shot of the tape being cut.
Royalty; Buildings and structures; Ceremonies
London; River Thames
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