• Short Summary

    Footage of Queen Elizabeth visiting the British Industries fair at Earls Court in London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "BRITISH INDUSTRIES FAIR 1939"

    L/Ss of Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) with numerous dignitaries at Earls Court British Industries Fair in London. She is wearing a velveteen tailored coat with a silver fox fur. She looks at some large Ostrich feathers from South Africa. L/S of Queen being presented with a bouquet of Orchids which have been flown over from India. Several shots of the Queen watching a fashion display. Young models display the latest fashions in garden party frocks in white lace, a dress with the petticoat two inches lower than the dress and a crinoline wedding dress. Finally the model displays the spectacular 'Razzle Dazzle' evening gown. L/Ss of the models lined up on platform wearing various costumes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1001.33
    Media URN:
    14102
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:58:00 / 01:30:27:00
    Canister:
    39/16

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The "British Industries Fair" reported upon here took place from 20 February to 3 March 1939.

    Further footage can be found in clip 1001.51.

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