The King reviews 20,000 National Service volunteers from all over the country.
SLATE INFORMATION: Royal Praise for Citizen Services
Hyde Park, London, England: Top view pan of contingents lining up in Hyde Park. Quick shots of banners..."Northern Ireland", "Civil Nursing Reserve", "Swansea", "Observer Corps", "Chelsea," "Blackpool", "Southport"..track into.. "Cambridge". Semi view woman with banner "Women's Land Army".. "W.V.S. Evacuation", "R.A.V. Vol. Res." Long view King & Queen out of carriage. CU pan King walking to inspect chiefs of A.R.P. units. Long view King talks to A.R.P. chief...Queen with Earnest Brown. Long view Queen Mary on Royal dais. CU Queen Mary with lorgnettes..& Craigavon. Big gen. view of Parade...R.N.V.R. past. Semi view of Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve past. Semi view Royal Dais...King, Queen & Queen Mary. CU King salutes, Queen Mary...pan to Queen Elizabeth. Pan from dais to "Territorials with fixed bayonets past. CU Cary Grant taking pictures...& waves. Shot thru' trees...A.R.P. units past. Pan up to British Red Cross nurses past to King, Queen & Queen Mary on dais." CU King takes salute...Queen Mary at his side. Gen. view A.R.P. units parade. CU pan fat A.R.P. type wearing steel-helmet past. Semi top view A.R.P. volunteers..steel-helmets & civvies. CU pan A.R.P. type with moustache & carrying "Sheffield" banner. Semi CU Queen Elizabeth looking on. Gen. view mechanised column past. Semi view lorries & guns past Royal Dais. CU King saluting. Long view & CU pan to back view of Land Army girls past..wearing jumpers & breeches. Pan to back view women A.F.S. past. Gen. view procession past.
Good Scenes. Semi view King on dais saluting. Semi view King & Queen Mary on dais. Semi top view W.L.A. & A.F.S. marching past. CU's (2) A.R.P. volunteers with steel-holmets past. Gen. top view Parade past. Grd. shot A.R.P. volunteers past. Semi view British Red Cross past. CU R.A.F. reserve types past.
Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), London; Cary Grant (actor)
Background: The King reviews 20,000 National Service volunteers from all over the country.