• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit farm workers and gunners.

  • Description

    Item title reads - King and Queen visit farmers and gunners.

    Various good informal shots of King George VI (who is smoking a cigarette) and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) visiting one of the farm camps and chatting with volunteers at work in the fields, they watch tractor pulling small plough. Good shots of them chatting to the land girls. Various shots of the King and Queen sitting in mess hut with the workers while they eat sandwiches and have a cup of tea. Bernard Marmaduke Fitzalan-Howard, the Duke of Norfolk, is with them. M/S King and Queen leaving farm.

    Various shots of the King and Queen chatting to gunners in south of England. They watch them go into action against doodlebugs. Various shots as the royal couple pay an unscheduled visit to area which has recently been a target for flying bomb attack. They meet victims and defence workers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1362.13
    Media URN:
    44730
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/07/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:40:00 / 01:45:22:00
    Canister:
    44/58

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