• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth chat to troops at London's Ulster Canteen.

  • Description

    Titles read: "KING AND QUEEN VISIT THE ULSTER CANTEEN".

    London.

    Various shots show King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) arriving at the Ulster Canteen. Herbert Morrison is there to greet them. Commentator explains that although the Canteen's primary object is to provide a 'port of call' for Ulster troops on leave, men and women of all the services are equally welcomed. C/U of sign reading 'Ulster Canteen - For Members Of HM Forces Only - Refreshments".

    Inside, the King and Queen mingle and chat to servicemen and women. The Queen chats to a soldier at the service counter and pours him a mug of tea - "a charming act of friendliness which is so characteristic of her". Men and women of the forces clap as the royals make their exit.

    Note: this item is probably also on Queen Mum Tape 1.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1318.02
    Media URN:
    43634
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/02/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:21:00 / 01:07:21:00
    Canister:
    42/14

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