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  • Short Summary

    King and Queen walking around village festival.

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    King and Queen attend village festival.

    Royalty. King George V and Queen Mary attend some sort of village celebration; fair or festival. Automobile arrives. Queen; then King; descend. Meet people in village. Queen accepts flowers from little girl; King shakes hands w/ mayor and other people who bow; etc. They start up steps. Cut to scene at ceremony ?

    Pan on group of people seated in rows; w/ Queen Mary and King George V in front centre; George jovially chatting to the Mayor seated next to him. Finally they all stand up. Pan on crowd of children cheering and twirling handkerchiefs - great shot. (One of the best of happy cheering kids shots). Queen walking across the wet muddy ground; past tents; with a man holding umbrella over her. Shot of the King w/ Mayor & another man; rounding same corner; past the tent. Crowd of all sorts- -priests; photographers.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:45:00 / 01:08:09:00
    ON 242 C

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