• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth arrive in Paris for a state visit. France.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Their Majesties visit to France.

    L/S as their car drives out of Buckingham palace, crowds cheer them on. L/S as royal standard is lowered. M/S as King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) shake hands with Foreign Minister Lord Halifax and officials at Victoria station. Various shots as they board the train and it pulls away.

    L/S of Guard of Honour on quay at Dover. Various shots as the King inspects them. M/S as the King and Queen board the ship. M/S of the couple on the yacht taking them to their ship. M/S of ships in the mist. Various shots as aeroplanes from the Royal Air Force fly over, C/U of a pilot. Various shots as the 'Enchantress' arrives at Boulogne to cheers from the crowds. M/S of sailors lined up. Various shots as the King salutes and the couple go ashore. C/U of Guard of Honour. M/S of the King and Queen looking out of the train window as it pulls away.

    Various shots of King George V on his visit there years before. M/S of the King and Queen stepping off the train in Paris and meeting President Albert Lebrun and his wife. Various shots of the Queen walking along with him. Various shots as they get in cars and drive along in a parade. L/S as they pass the Arc de Triomphe. M/S's as they arrive at Quai D'Orsay palace and go up the steps. M/S of the King and Queen meeting dignitaries at a banquet. Various shots of the banquet.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    973.20
    Media URN:
    17402
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/07/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:31:00 / 01:23:17:00
    Canister:
    38/58

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