• Short Summary

    Their Majesties officiate as 2,000,000 pound wonder-dock named 'King George' in Royal Honour. In a?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The King in Scotland

    SCOTLAND: Glasgow:
    EXT
    PAN to turbine steamer, King George V, in dock
    Steamer 'King George V' breaking tape at ceremony to open new dock
    King George V and Queen Mary on deck
    Crowd waving
    Side shot King and Queen walking down gangplank
    Queen Mary (with umbrella held over her head) pours wine into the water to christen the new dock

    SLATE

    Long Shot King George V (not clearly seen) speech SOT
    - this is the third time we have come to Glasgow Docks & have marked a new step in their development, and those that have faith in the future of our nation will not be disappointed
    - from our hearts, the Queen and I thank you for your loyal address and affectionate welcome at Clydeside
    (applause)
    Background: Their Majesties officiate as 2,000,000 pound wonder-dock named 'King George' in Royal Honour. In a speech climaxing the ceremony, His Majesty expresses faith in the Empire's trade revival (NB: speech is cut short)
    B/W footage.

    British Empire / Ships and Boats / King George V of Great Britain (1910-1936) / Queen Mary of Great Britain (1867-1953) / Royalty

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4JQLQZQMKY42D2LOTFW2TAOBE
    Media URN:
    VLVA4JQLQZQMKY42D2LOTFW2TAOBE
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/07/1931
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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