• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visiting American officers at a US air base.

  • Description

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    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth shaking hands with American officers
    Side shot Queen talking to American officers
    King towards inspecting Guard of Honour
    King and Queen inspecting American 'Thunderbolt' plane
    Queen looking into cockpit of 'Thunderbolt'
    King looking at section of engine of 'Thunderbolt'
    Wide shot King and Queen inspecting crews lined up in front of Flying Fortress bomber
    LOW ANGLE close up 'Memphis Belle' Flying Fortress
    Side shot King and Queen talking to crews
    Queen talking to crew
    Side shot Queen talking to mechanics
    Crew lined up (men with peaked caps)
    GROUND TO AIR 24 American fighter planes flying past in formation
    King and Queen on control tower, Queen looks through binoculas
    LOW ANGLE close up Queen on control tower next to King and American officer
    GROUND TO AIR 12 planes flying away

    United States of America; Aviation; United States of America; Airforce - Active; Americans; Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, the Queen Mother (1900- ), Airforce - Ceremonial; Americans
    Background: King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visiting American officers at a US air base.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA80N87MXFSVUCZSBXOIIPI5UJM
    Media URN:
    VLVA80N87MXFSVUCZSBXOIIPI5UJM
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/05/1943
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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