• Short Summary

    King George VI inspects work on RAF expansion programme. First pictures of plane for long-distance?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Royal Expert Inspects RAF Secret Planes

    ENGLAND: Weybridge:
    Long view King towards & into Vickers Factory. Gen. view pan intr. factory. Top view King walks round factory. Semi view King towards. Top view pan Vickers "Wellesley"..long distance plane. 2 semi top views King up steps & looks in cockpit.

    King George VI Visits Handley Page Works. Gen. view pan Handley Page Factory.

    Cricklewood: Semi view pan King walks round with officials. Semi view King, Mr. handley Page, (with model plane) & Lord Swinton, & Semi CU do. Top view King looks at model plane. Gen. view King walking thru' crowd of workers. Semi view pan of workers. Semi view girls looking on. Semi view pan King walks past workers. Semi top view King leaving factory. Semi top view workers rushing towards door. Semi view King into car. Pan King's car leaving.

    Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Airforce - Active
    Background: King George VI inspects work on RAF expansion programme. First pictures of plane for long-distance record attempt.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEKATHWPM8T8T4UW48WYYB33G0
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKATHWPM8T8T4UW48WYYB33G0
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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