Full record for 'VISIT OF HRH DUCHESS OF KENT TO THE WEST OF SCOTLAND'

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Title: VISIT OF HRH DUCHESS OF KENT TO THE WEST OF SCOTLAND

Reference number: 0258

Date: 1944

Director: filmed by Russell Productions

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.00 mins

Description: The Duchess of Kent arrives at the opening of the British Sailors' Centre, Greenock, is met by Lord Inverclyde and cheered by onlooking crowds. She also visits the Women Officers Club in St. Vincent Street, Glasgow.

For more information about Russell productions, see also record GB2120/SSA 4/12, listed on SCAN website.

Shotlist: Credits (.09) shots of Duchess arriving at the opening of the British Sailors' Centre, Greenock. She is met by Lord Inverclyde and crowds. Inverclyde Sailors' Centre was opened on 17th March. Shots of the exterior (.27) inside, the Duchess presents first award of the Society's medal to A.B. Clark. She has tea in the kitchen and chats to the public (1.06) shot of commemorative plaque outside and car. Crowds (1.24) car arrives outside YWCA Women Officers Club in St. Vincent Street, Glasgow. Escorted by Lord Provost. Presented to staff and visits the laundry (2.26) outside and shots of farewells (2.46) shot of sign reading "To complete your evenings enjoyment a choice selection of confectionery & cigarettes is always available" (2.52)

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