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    King George V attends opening of Imperial War Museum at London's Crystal Palace

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    SLATE INFORMATION: The Opening of the Imperial War Museum

    ENGLAND: London: Southwark: Sydenham Hill: Crystal Palace:
    LS King and Queen shaking hands with group of officers and ladies in exhibition hall, Union Jack draped over wall behind them. His Majesty accompanied by the Queen at the inauguration ceremony of the Great Victory Exhibition at the Crystal Palace.

    SV royal party walks past.

    GV elev. royal party standing by chairs on carpeted semicircular level. Audience, rows of dignitaries, standing behind them.

    SV group of dignitaries walking through exhibition.

    SV royal party walking through exhibition.

    GV elev. King and Queen being introduced to group of officers in exhibition.

    SV officer standing by very large artillery gun, two shell standing by it.

    SV King and Queen being accompanied round exhibition.

    SV pan along large artillery gun, potted palms standing underneath it.

    SV officer standing by shell.

    GV elev. exhibition, big gun in foreground.

    SV elev. King with group of officers.

    LS King and Queen talking to officers, dignitaries and ladies, Union Jack and St. George flags draped over wall in background.

    LS Royal party walk past.

    LS King, flanked on either side by officers, walks down aisle stopping to examine piece of military equipment (?).

    LS elev. King and Queen walk up steps to semicircular level where they stand by chairs followed by rest of party, audience standing behind them.

    LS King walking round exhibition, photographs on wall behind him.

    GV elev. crowd of people filling exhibition, Union Jacks hanging from above.

    LS elev. King, Queen and party stand by seats on semicircular level as priest reads blessing.

    GV elev. audience of dignitaries (in evening dress), King and Queen standing in front on semicircular level.

    LS group of Indian (?) officers.

    SV,LS royal party walk past.

    King George V, reception, dignitaries, royalty, entourage, Queen Mary, Mary of Teck
    Background: King George V attends opening of Imperial War Museum at London's Crystal Palace

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    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
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