DUCHESS OF YORK NAMES NEW LIFEBOAT
Full length video
Title: DUCHESS OF YORK NAMES NEW LIFEBOAT
Reference number: 1707
Date: [1932, August 31]
Sponsor: [ Palace Theatre, Arbroath]
Original format: 35mm
Running time: 4.44 mins
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)