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    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'Black Watch For Korea' 52/41

    Version of the Newsreel story with no voiceover - natural sound. First shot not superimposed.

    Crail Camp, Fife, Scotland.

    Queen Mother sits with kilted soldiers of the regiment posing for a photograph. GTV. Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother inspecting soldiers of the Black Watch regiment. SV. Queen Mother inspecting, CU. Soldier wearing cockade (feather) in hat. Angle shot, members of the Black Watch. SV. Queen Mother (formerly Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Duchess of York) inspecting. She pauses and chats with Sergeant. CU. Royal standard.

    GV. Troops lined up in front of rostrum from which Queen Mother speaks (lead for voice). SV. Soldiers listening.(lead for voice).

    SV. Queen Mother speaking: NATURAL SOUND: "I am very glad to be able to come to Scotland today, to bid you farewell before you leave for Korea on active service. The Black Watch, so dear to my heart and to many of my family, who have served in the regiment, has, for more than 200 years, played a distinguished part in the battles of our country. God Speed and God Bless you All'.

    GV. Black Watch give three cheers for Queen Mother. (NAT. SND.)

    SCU. Black Watch veterans standing. SV. SCU. Queen Mother chatting to veterans. CU. Pan, medals on veteran's chest. SV. Queen Mother walking away from veterans. LV. Queen Mother walking over to meet officer's wives and children. LV. Small child refuses to get up from ground, until officer and other members of Royal party lift the child up. SCU. Queen Mother walking away.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:45:00 / 01:02:36:00
    52/41 B (Selected Originals)
    Sort Number:
    52/041 B
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution
    British Army Colonial conflicts post-1945
  • Stills

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

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