DUCHESS OF YORK NAMES NEW LIFEBOAT

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Places:

  • Angus

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: DUCHESS OF YORK NAMES NEW LIFEBOAT

Reference number: 1707

Date: [1932, August 31]

Sponsor: [ Palace Theatre, Arbroath]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.44 mins

Description: The Duchess of York names the new lifeboat "John and William Mudie", 31st August, 1932, boards the lifeboat and is taken on a trip around the harbour.

Found in the Palace Cinema, Arbroath.

Preservation of this film supported by the National Heritage Memorial Fund.

See Pathe film of the same event at http://tinyurl.com/ohmvknd [last accessed 24/3/2015]

Credits: ABC presents

Shotlist: Credits. "Coming shortly" trailer (.13); The Duchess of York names new lifeboat "John and William Mudie [31 August 1932] (.19); Shots of assembled spectators by Arbroath harbour (1.13); Lifeboat runs down slipway into water (1.22); Duchess of York arrives at the scene by car and greets the crew (2.24); The presentation ceremony. Provost makes a speech (2.40); Lifeboat crew stand to attention. Three cheers (2.52); Duchess of York boards lifeboat and is taken on a trip around the harbour (4.28); Duchess leaves (4.40); General views civic dignitaries (4.43); The End (4.44)