• Short Summary

    King George VI reviews the reserve fleet off the coast of Weymouth, Dorset.

  • Description

    Cataloguer's note: Although the soundtrack is complete much of the original negative is missing. The below description starts from TC In 01:05:10.

    Full titles read: "BRITAIN'S RESERVE FLEET"

    L/Ss of numerous older ships which make up reserve fleet of the Royal Navy off the coast of Weymouth in Dorset. L/S of King George VI inspecting some crew members of the fleet who stand in line. L/Ss of the King on the Royal Barge he goes aboard the warship HMS 'Cardiff' and salutes at the members of the reserve ship as they march past. L/S's of sailors waving their hats in the air and cheering as they King departs. Several good shots of the reserve fleet at sea.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1021.05
    Media URN:
    20393
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:38:00 / 01:06:22:00
    Canister:
    39/65

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