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  • Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth onboard battleship 'King George V'.

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    Several shots of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) shaking hands with dignitaries on railway platform. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret standing behind.

    Various shots of the King George VI inspecting ranks of naval officers and ratings lined up on deck of battleship King George V. Queen and Princesses follow. King shakes hands and talks with several high ranking naval officers, Queen also. King inspecting ranks of Royal Marines lined up onboard battleship. Several shots of the Queen chatting with some of the brass band men.

    Several shots of the activities onboard ship while royal family is there - men loading ship with boxes of supplies. Good shot of Princess Elizabeth climbing ladder and looking around. Princess Margaret follows. Princess Elizabeth descending, Princess Margaret follows.

    Several shots of the royal family saying goodbye and leaving ship. Pan along ship showing mass of men waving from decks. Various shots of Royal family on barge, leaving. Good close up shot of Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret talking.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:28:00 / 01:38:05:00
    UN 1022 E

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