• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit Toynbee Hall and the Queen's Hospital for Children in the East End of London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - King and Queen in the East End.


    M/S of sign saying 'Toynbee Hall', M/S as the camera pans across people in the educational and social centre as King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) come in. M/S of the royal couple meeting people and smiling. M/S of people sat around drinking tea and smoking. M/S of the Queen admiring a painting. M/S of the floral painting. M/S as they walk about.

    M/S of crowds outside the Queen's Hospital for Children in Hackney. M/S as the King and Queen get out of the car and shake hands with the mayor. C/U of a small boy looking bewildered. M/S of the Queen waving on the steps. M/S of the plaque on Princess Elizabeth Ward which the Queen opened when she was Duchess of York. M/S of the Queen chatting to a small girl in bed and laughing. M/S as the King and Queen look at a baby being held by a nurse. L/S as they walk into another ward. M/S of three children sat at a table doing a jigsaw puzzle of the Coronation, the couple lean over to look. L/S of crowds outside at night, aerial M/S as the royal car drives away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:07:00 / 01:01:09:00

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