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    Queen Mary attending 'Baby Week' in London.

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    Baby Week. Queen Mary attends 'Baby Week'; also; cute shots of children's tea party.


    Opens with Queen meeting people. Queen; then other people going inside building. Quick shot of horses in harness; with sign on wall about baby week. Coach waiting outside; Queen; carrying huge bouquet; gets in carriage; another lady with her; man wraps blanket over their legs; goes toward front; and the coach drives off; woman comes out of doorway.

    Next; another view of the Queen departing: CU side view of Queen Mary; escorted by other lady; walking out to coach; getting in; driving off.

    Three working-class mothers stand holding babies; smiling; etc. C/U small girl and boy at teatime; dressed up nicely and with big bibs with the alphabet on them; drinking from cups; eating biscuits; etc.- cute. CU infant looking at camera. CU another baby. CU 2 small girls; about 2 years old; dressed in white lacy things. Quick shot of Queen's carriage. Nurse in long white head scarf; holding baby up. CU little girl stands; held by hand by a governess (who is partially out of picture); the girl coughs; and afterward puts her hand to her mouth.

    Quick bit of Queen getting out of carriage again. CU mothers with babies - woman with big black hat; round glasses; and horrible teeth holds 2 babies; another baby held up next to them. Little girls (school age) with big hair bows; at tea; sitting at child's table; a nun or nurse sitting across from the children is spreading butter on bread.

    Could also be found on ON 047 L.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:17:00 / 01:15:53:00
    ON 022 J

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