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    No titles. King and Queen visit Midlands. Unedited material.

    Midlands.

    Various shots of Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) and King George VI visiting an industrial complex (factory? coal mine? railway yard?). The King wears naval uniform.

    L/S of crowd standing in front of large memorial. Various shots Royal cars passing crowds in streets. One car stops, the King and Queen get out, shake hands with local dignitaries and go into town hall. Good shots of cheering crowd.

    More shots of King and Queen touring industrial area. Various shots of King and Queen inspecting Civil Defence Workers in a sports stadium The grand stands are full of cheering people. The Civil Defence Workers include ARP (Air Raid Precautions) wardens, police, home guardsmen and nurses. The King and Queen inspect at WVS (Women's Voluntary Service) mobile canteen. Various shots of Scots Pipers parading around stadium.

    More shots of King and Queen in industrial area. Various shots of King and Queen visiting a fishing harbour.

    Note: shots are from 1940 Unknowns Can 1 which is same vault as rest of 1940 material. Original issue number for story is unknown.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    39718
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1143.12
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:06:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:44:00 / 01:41:06:00
    Canister:
    1940 UNKNOWNS CAN 1
    Sort Number:
    USO1940 001
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Royals during WW2
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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