• Short Summary

    Footage of King George VI in France inspecting members of the BEF.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "HIS MAJESTY WITH THE BEF [British Expeditionary Force]"

    Various shots of King George VI travelling around France by car stopping to meet men and officers, also taking salute at parade of British troops. King is accompanied by Lord John Standish Gort and members of French high command. C/U French priest.

    M/S The King leaving house with the French Prime Minister Edouard Deladier and President Albert Lebrun after they had lunched together. Various shots of the King meeting fighter pilots and aircrew at fighter station, also holding investiture for Flying Officer Graveley and Sgt. Gardner.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1029.41
    Media URN:
    20477
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    14/12/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:46:00 / 01:50:21:00
    Canister:
    39/98

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