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Twickenham Charter Day

Series

Series Name
Empire News Bulletin

Issue

Issue No.
42
Date Released
23 Sep 1926
Length of issue (in feet)
497
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Fashions
  2. 2Blue Coat Boys
  3. 3Channel Swimmer
  4. 4Red Cross Review
  5. 5Fonk’s Aeroplane
  6. 6Twickenham Charter Day
  7. 7Coursing
  8. 8Tunney v Dempsey
  9. 9RAF leave for India

Story

Story No. within this Issue
6 / 9
Summary
NFTVA ‘Silent News Films’ (1965): "Twickenham’s town hall. HRH The Duke of York - accompanied by the Duchess - opens historic york house as the civic building of the new borough." (15 ft.) A procession of closed cars, including the Royal car, driving through the decorated street (21 ft.); the Duke and Duchess alight from their car and are greeted by officials and crowds outside York House (36 ft.). Accompanied by officials, the Duke and Duchess leave the building after the ceremony (44 ft.); the Duke plants a tree (53 ft.); seated, the Royal couple pose for a group photograph with officials. (63 ft.)
Keywords
Royalty; Buildings and structures; Vehicles; Ceremonies; Local government
Length of story (in feet)
83

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Film Archive

Name
Reuters Archive Licensing: Screen Ocean
Email
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Web
http://reuters.screenocean.com/
Phone
+44(0)1954 262052
Address
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London
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Notes
British Pathe Ltd (qv) also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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