Two Magnificent Roads (1927)

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    Item title reads: " Two Magnificent New Roads - Opened - 4 ½ mile Newcastle to Tynemouth coast road, costing £168,000 opened by Minister of Transport. Mr. Baldwin opens £500,000 ten miles "non-skid" Kingston by-pass. Kingston, Surrey Mr. Baldwin poses with two women, who each have a bouquet. He walks over towards the road with others, and takes the official scissors offered from a box. He cuts the ribbon and gives a speech. Note: there are no shots of Newcastle. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:704.12
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    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 10 years, 1 month ago
    Viewed: 1147 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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