Steel Gravity Ride Opened - S. Shields (1938)

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    Item title reads - South Shields. Steel gravity ride opened by Lord Stabolgi at South Shields. Tyne and Wear. L/S of new roller coaster, the camera pans across the rails and supports. L/S of the ride, L/S of crowds gathered for the opening. M/S of Lord Stabolgi on a platform with the mayor (?). M/S of Lord Stabolgi and a lady sat in one of the cars, they are given a push and break through the ribbon. Various good shots as they whizz up and down on the ride. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:975.33
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 9 months ago
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