• Short Summary

    Canons are fired to celebrate King George VI's birthday, by Tower Bridge and in Windsor.

  • Description

    Title reads: "His Majesty's Birthday".

    King George VI's birthday celebrations.

    London.

    Various shots of cannons being fired over River Thames, good view of Tower Bridge in the background. We see Union Jack flags flying from flag poles.

    Windsor, Berkshire.

    Traditional ceremony of firing baby mortars. A crowd watches as rows of tiny cannons are fired. Windsor's Lady Mayor lights one of the fuses. C/U of tiny cannon firing with massive bang.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    947.11
    Media URN:
    15845
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:55:00 / 01:10:31:00
    Canister:
    37/100

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