• Short Summary

    King George VI presents Birmingham with Royal Penny.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BIRMINGHAM ACCEPTS ROYAL PENNY".

    Birmingham, West Midlands.

    Massed crowds at Victoria Square, Birmingham, in front of Town Hall. Large crowds waiting for arrival of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother). Top view, massed crowds. Back view, King and Queen walking across Victoria Square, crowd cheering. Crowd cheering, pan to children waving. Interior, King and Queen in Council House being greeted. Angle shot of King and Queen shaking hands with people. Angle shot, audience watching from balcony. King handing the J. C. Burman, Lord Mayor of Birmingham, a newly minted penny (natural sound), amid applause. King sits down and smiles. People applauding on balcony. King and Queen looking at silver service canteen. Exterior, crowds cheering King and Queen on balcony of Council House. Side view, King and Queen waving from balcony. Top view, massed crowds waving and cheering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1428.30
    Media URN:
    46576
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:29:00 / 01:53:47:00
    Canister:
    48/40

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