OPENING OF INDUSTRIAL POWER EXHIBITION

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Power resources

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: OPENING OF INDUSTRIAL POWER EXHIBITION

Reference number: 0469

Date: 1951*

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.42 mins

Description: Princess Elizabeth opens the Industrial Power Exhibition at the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow. [One of the events staged during the Festival of Britain 1951].

Shotlist: No credits. [Col.] Crowds outside the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow. Princess Elizabeth arrives and inspects the guard of honour, [Paratroopers, including pipers]; Princess, Lord Provost walk over street and enter Kelvin Hall [temporarily closed to traffic, trams visible behind crowds] (2.01); [B/W] The opening ceremony inside; Provosts and Lady Provosts meet Princess Elizabeth; closer shots of speeches, including Tom Johnston and Sir Victor Warren (3.52); [Col.] HRH comes back outside and is driven off in a car, accompanied by Sir Victor Warren [Lord Provost of Glasgow] (4.04); exts. Kelvin Hall decorated for Exhibition of Industrial Power (4.14) brief shot horse and cart; Princess Elizabeth arrives at City Chambers in Glasgow city centre (4.41) gvs dramatically lit entrance? (5.07) "Coal and Water: Source of Power" exhibit; model of Loch Sloy power station, stills of interior and model train (6.42)

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