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  • Short Summary

    King George VI visits Royal Air Force College at Cranwell.

  • Description

    Title reads: "HIS MAJESTY VISITS CRANWELL".

    Royal Air Force College, Cranwell, Lincolnshire.

    Airfield with planes lined up, a plane taking off in background. A plane with Royal mast landed. King George VI (former Prince Albert, Duke of York) shaking hands with several RAF officers after leaving the plane. King inspecting the troops lined up at grounds. Several more shots of the King inspecting the planes and crews. College building - King is seen entering and leaving the building. A car waiting for the King in front of building. He drives off to the airfield, gets on the plane and leaves. Cadets cheer and wave their hats.

    Note: There is no mention of this item in the original paperwork for this issue. It is possible that it belongs to another issue.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    919.12
    Media URN:
    13495
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1937
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:48:00 / 01:40:57:00
    Canister:
    37/41

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