Happy And Homely! Aka The Braemar Gathering… 1930-1939

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    Title reads: "Glamis Castle - Happy & Homely! - Over thousand guests of every walk of life - including Duke & Duchess of York - the baby princesses - & Sir Harry Lauder attend Earl & Countess Strathmore's golden wedding festivities." - dupe of 31/66
    Glamis Castle, Scotland. Earl and Countess of Strathmore shaking hands with guests. Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) with Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Duchess of York (daughter of Earl Strathmore and later Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother). Duchess of York with Princess Elizabeth. MS. Duke and Duchess with Princess Elizabeth. Princess shaking hands with Sir Harry Lauder. Princess Margaret in pram pushed by Duchess of York. 31/66 was released in August 1931.

    Full title reads: "Scotland. The Braemar Gathering. The Duke & Duchess of York - and the little Princesses - attend most famous of all Highland Games. Bad weather prevented the King & Queen attending." - dupe of 32/73
    Braemar, Scotland. Prince Albert, Duke of York and Duchess of York get out of a car. With them is Princess Elizabeth. A man steps forward with an umbrella to protect them from the rain. The are greeted by various Highland dignitaries. The Duke and several of the other men are wearing kilts. They walk into a building. A nanny carries Princess Margaret Rose from the car. A bagpipe band march past a covered saluting base. The men following them are carrying halberds. Shots of the crowds, most of whom are carrying umbrellas. The band and men march around the arena. More highland types march around the arena - some athletics events are happening in the middle. Man in a kilt shows off his skills at caber tossing. 32/73 was released in September 1932.

    Full title reads: "Braemar - In The Heart of The Highlands - The King and Queen attend the most famous of all Scottish "Gathering" for first time for four years." - dupe section of 33/73. King George V and Queen Mary get out of carriage, they are accompanied by Princess Elizabeth and the Duke and Duchess of York. The Royal Party are greeted by local dignitaries. 33/73 was released in September 1933.

    Footage of a Royal wedding - Prince George, Duke of Kent to Princess Marina of Greece.
    Title reads: "Pathe Gazette has the honour to present homely pictures, taken by our own cameramen, Their Majesties The King & Queen, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret Rose." - dupe of 37/33. Buckingham Palace, London. Very good informal pictures of the Royal family in the Palace grounds, feeding the ducks, and posing for the King using a cine camera. Features King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Prince Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret. They feed the ducks, play with their corgi dogs. The King films them with his Cine camera. 37/33 released April 1937.
    Title reads: "Scouts at Windsor March past the King." - dupe of 37/34. St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. Gathering of Boy Scouts in front of Chapel. Chief Scout Robert Baden-Powell raises his hat. Scouts march past Royal party, King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and the two princesses. Baden-Powell presents some scouts to the Royals. Scouts march out of Windsor. 37/34 released April 1937.
    Title reads: "Royal Coronation Groups"- From May 1937. Shots of Royal Family in their coronation robes posed for the camera.
    Title reads: "Olympia" - King and Queen with the little princesses attend Royal Tournament at Olympia.
    Various shots of Trooping of the Colour - Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth and the Princesses. Nice shot of a Pathe cameraman. King George saluted.
    Title reads: "Buckingham Palace" Various shots of a Garden party at the Palace.
    King, Queen and Princesses get of train and are greeted by dignitaries. They are driven away in carriage They attend a military march past in Scotland.
    Title reads: "Their Majesties on Holiday". The Princesses and their parents get out of a car in Scotland and are greeted by dignitaries. Elizabeth appears very chatty.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:17:00 / 01:27:52:00
    UN 59 Z
    Sort Number:
    UN 0059 Z
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Lord Baden-Powell Royal Weddings Highlands On Film George VI: 1930-35 The Royal Weddings Collection Royal Children The Queen's UK visits Early Elizabeth II Buckingham Palace gardens The Queen's youth Prince George, Duke of Kent
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