OPENING OF NEW BRIDGE OVER DEE BY KING GEORGE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • BROMBERG, Ernest

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: OPENING OF NEW BRIDGE OVER DEE BY KING GEORGE AND QUEEN ELIZABETH

Reference number: 0529B

Date: 1941, December 10

Director: [filmed by Ernest Bromberg for Newscine, Aberdeen]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.00 mins

Description: King George and Queen Elizabeth open the new King George VI Bridge over the Dee in Aberdeen, inspect local Civil Defence groups and visit Broadfield Works [10th December, 1941]

Shotlist: No credits. Shots of the King and Queen at the bridge, cutting the ribbon (.34); First car crosses the bridge. The Queen inspects various civil defence units (1.06); Long shot of bridge followed by medium shot (1.35); Crowds in street as King and Queen get out of car and walk about [at Broadford Works (flax and textiles)] (2.06)