London's Port and River Heritage

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        London's Port and River Heritage - Royal River Dvd

          Single Disc [2005]

        • Format: PAL
        • Region: Region 2 (UK & Europe)
        • Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1
        • Number of Discs: 1
        • Classification: Exempt
        • Run Time: 95 minutes

          See scans for full details of any extra features or details of subtitles if any that can be found on this edition.

          Official release. Released in the UK by Simply Media.

          In its heyday London was Britain's premier port. The Port of London Authority (PLA) controlled 94 miles of the tidal Thames, presiding over the great dock systems and hundreds of wharves. The six films featured on this DVD capture London's Docklands in all their glory from the 1920s to the 1950s ~ BACK COVER

        2005, 95 MINS, COLOUR/BW, UK

        This short film, made by the Port of London Authority, provides a rare film record of the Thames preparing for the Coronation in 1953. It includes decorations on the river and foreign dignitaries arriving by boat for the event.

        A brief colour account of the Queen's Coronation, and the Queen and Prince Philip boarding the Royal Barge with liveried Thames Watermen at Greenwich Pier - the latter recorded by the PLA's own camerrraman from a privileged viewpoint.

        ROYAL VISIT '59
        On May 12th 1959, Her Majesty the Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, toured the PLA's Head Offices in Tower Hill and then went on to inspect London's Docklands. This exceptionally rare silent colour film chronicles this historic occasion.

        Filmed in the late 1940s, this rare black and white film follows e cargo passenger liner Port Lyttleton out of New Zealand as its first discharges its passengers at Tilbury and then passes through the King George V Lock to unload its cargo in the Royal Docks.

        PORT OF LONDON 1929
        A fully-captioned silent film, capturing the great dock systems of London in all their glory at the end of the 1920s, with aerial film of the Royal Docks and a wonderful array of ships on display.

        4 STARS OUT OF 5

        Nov. 2015: back in stock.

        Below are scans from the UK dvd. Useful to look at the back cover for details such as subtitles and special features sometimes missed in the text above. Time and again 'product descriptions' are wrong or are missing crucial information so it's really worth checking the scans below. Click on each for bigger scans.

        Condition: Used - very good. More details here.


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