Viking Ship Arrives 1949

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    Broadstairs, Kent.

    MS. SCU. The Viking ship - 'Hugin' at sea, striped sail. MS. Back view of people waving on beach. pan to LS. of the ship at sea. LS. The ship coming in to shore. MS. Vikings aboard the ship. MS. Vikings in the prow of the ship. MS. The chief Viking talking to Prince George of Denmark. Other Vikings in background. SCU. Pan down from banner - 'Welcome to Britain' to Viking Chief talking to Prince George. LS. GV. from sea of crowded front at Broadstairs. CU. Carved animal head on prow of boat pan down to boat full of Vikings. CU. Viking chief talking to reporters. LS. Elevated crowded beach at Broadstairs. SCU. Prince George of Denmark. LS. Crowds (2 shots) MS. Spectators with sunshades up. LS. Crowd on cliff. LS. Elevated crowd on beach. MS. The Ship coming in to shore. MS. Various shots of fireworks exploding. (8 shots) SCU. Two girls in swimsuits waving pan to ship coming in. MS. SCU. Prince George of Denmark among crowds walking down to beach. SCU. Heads of crowd. SCU. Prince George, among crowd. SCU. MS. Various shots taken at reception given in the Vikings honour. ( 5 shots)

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    2507.24
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    00:02:14:00
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    01:45:03:00 / 01:47:17:00
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    UN 2164 B
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  • Is there any film/photo's of the arrival when the King jumped off the Viking ship and picked up a small boy of 6 who happens to be my husband we would love to see this.

    jayneelaine 17th May 2013

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