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  • Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit a foundry in the Midlands.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Weir Works Foundry, Midlands.

    Men draw iron / steel from foundry furnace. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) are show around the factory. Various shots of iron / steel production. Massive chunks of red hot metal are moved and rolled.

    Dark shots of the Royal visitors.

    More shots of the metal being worked. More shots of the King and Queen watching the process.

    N.B. According to the paperwork this is a visit to the Weir munitions factory in the Midlands on 27 February 1940.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    590.05
    Media URN:
    59273
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:11:00 / 01:22:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 160 C

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