Recreational Gymnastic 1934

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    Full title reads: "RECREATIONAL GYMNASTIC - Display before H.R.H. the Duchess of York at the Albert Hall."

    London.

    Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) walking through masses of girls to the dais with several chairs and microphone on a little table. Duchess of York being presented with flowers by one of the girls. Several shots of girls' recreational gymnastic display performance. Duchess of York talking (natural sound). She thanks the young ladies on great welcome and splendid display. Pan along Albert Hall, all the girls are standing singing National Anthem.

    Note: Paperwork states that his is the Duchess of York's first filmed speech.

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    Cataloguer:
    Sanja
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    10282
    Sort Number:
    34/100
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:29:00 / 01:47:41:00
    Canister:
    34/100
    Film ID:
    805.45
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1934
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