• Short Summary

    King George VI pays a surprise visit to Malta and inspects the Eighth Army in Tripoli during the Second World War.

  • Description

    MALTA:
    General view from cruiser HMS Aurora approaching Malta
    Long shot of Malta from cruiser
    King saluting on deck of "Aurora"
    Submarine in Malta's harbour
    King on cruiser saluting
    "Aurora" entering harbour, Maltese watching in foreground
    Lord Gort and Air Marshal Tedder and Air Vice Marshal Sir Keith Park waiting to greet the King
    Gort, Tedder and Park waiting
    King stepping off from launch and shakes hands with Gort
    King with Gort
    Cheering crowds as King's car drives thru main street of Malta
    King in car with Gort
    King's car driving up at Malta's air field
    King stepping out of car and salutes officers
    King inspecting RAF guard of honour
    King shaking hands with RAF officer
    King walking up bombed street in Malta
    King walking with Cannon Emanuel Brincat
    King walking thru street, crowds following, wreckage in background
    King and Gort, Gort pointing
    Bell Tower
    TRACKING SHOT King's car thru cheering crowds in street
    TRACKING SHOT past balcony people waving
    TRACKING SHOT car thru cheering crowd
    TRACKING SHOT thru street with Union Jacks and other flags overhead
    TRACKING SHOT car thru narrow street past cheering
    TRACKING SHOT past people on balcony with flags - cheering
    TRACKING SHOT thru cheering crowds and flags
    TRACKING SHOT car past crowd
    TRACKING SHOT leading car thru cheering crowd
    TRACKING SHOT man on lamp post blowing kisses
    TRACKING SHOT King's car thru cheering crowd
    Cheering crowd outside palace
    Mass crowd outside palace with flags
    PAN across Allied flags
    Mass crowd cheering, King and Gort on balcony
    King on balcony salutes, with Gort
    Mass crowd cheering and clapping
    King saluting on balcony, with Gort
    Mass cheering crowd pan up to GV King and Gort on balcony
    Background: King George VI pays a surprise visit to Malta and inspects the Eighth Army in Tripoli during the Second World War.

    Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Military - Ceremonial; British Empire, WW2, World War 2.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4PEYM18YN7B55ELW4DWIMW9XX
    Media URN:
    VLVA4PEYM18YN7B55ELW4DWIMW9XX
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
  • Part of…

    ROYAL / DEFENCE: Second World War: King George VI visits Malta and inspects Eighth Army in Tripoli ROYAL / DEFENCE: Second World War: King George VI visits Malta and inspects Eighth Army in Tripoli ROYAL / DEFENCE: Second World War: King George VI visits Malta and inspects Eighth Army in Tripoli

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