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  • Short Summary

    King Christian of Denmark meets his Eskimo subjects in Gotthab, Greenland for the first time.

  • Description

    Item title reads - A picture from the far North. King of Denmark pays first visit to his Eskimo subjects in Greenland. Gotthab.

    M/S as King Christian of Denmark walks along and shakes hands with some children, he is in military uniform and other dignitaries follow him. He walks along the group, smiles and shakes hands. L/S of Eskimos sat on rocks, a man walks past in the foreground. C/U of the King waving to them and smiling, the camera pans over them.

    Intertitle - 'A novel salute.'

    M/S as people in kayaks turn upside down and then right way up again in the water.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    240.40
    Media URN:
    22440
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/08/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:23:00 / 01:41:46:00
    Canister:
    G 799

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