• Short Summary

    King George V & Queen Mary's visit to Belgium, including visit to Flanders war graves

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Royal visit to Belgium. T.M. the King and Queen, the first British Sovereigns to visit Belgium for 90 years, The Departure from Dover.

    ENGLAND: Dover:
    King George V and Queen Mary departure from Dover for trip to Belgium

    INTER TITLE: Welcome to Calais

    FRANCE: Calais:
    King George V And Queen Mary off ship, greeted by dignitaries and boarding train

    INTER TITLE: The Reception at Brussels

    BELGIUM: Brussels:
    LS Royal carriages driving through streets lined with crowds.
    SV,CU shots King visiting grave of Prince Maurice of Battenburg on Flanders battlefield.
    GV,SV elev. shots King and Queen in carriages along street. (3 shots).
    LS Royal Party on decorated balcony.
    SV shots King and Queen standing looking at memorial.
    SV,MV Queen in procession of University dignitaries.
    SV Queen, accompanied by Duke of Brabant?, walking down steps from church - priest standing in doorway.
    SV King talking to officer - guard of honour in background.
    GV King and party, including duke of Brabant?, steps into coach.

    Royal / World War I
    Background: King George V & Queen Mary's visit to Belgium, including visit to Flanders war graves

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABBQXVFYMI4CQBNUD2EZUM3S9I
    Media URN:
    VLVABBQXVFYMI4CQBNUD2EZUM3S9I
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1922
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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