• Short Summary

    King George VI visits Vickers Aviation, Hawker Aircraft Limited and Hanley Oage factories.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "His Majesty visits aircraft factories".

    Location of events unknown.

    King George VI (formerly Prince Albert, Duke of York) visits Vickers Aviation, Hawker Aircraft Limited and Handley-Page factories.

    Various shots of King visiting aircraft factories. We see him inspecting aeroplanes being built. Aeroplanes include Wellesley Long Range Bombers and Hawker Hurricane Fighters. At the Handley-Page Factory, the King is guided around by Mr Handley Page ("one of the most famous names in aircraft history")

    Various shots of King leaving factory. He gets into car and is driven away. Crowds of factory workers cheer enthusiastically.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    947.01
    Media URN:
    15835
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:01:13:00
    Canister:
    37/99

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