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  • Short Summary

    Romanian and British Kings and Queens visit British Empire Exhibition.

  • Description

    Wembley, London.

    Title: "KING & QUEEN with their Royal guests spend day at the B.E.E. in the brilliant sunshine".

    Good C/U of Queen Marie of Romania (Rumania), with her husband King Ferdinand, Queen Mary and King George V getting into a motor car.

    Intertitle: "Over London Bridge".

    M/S of the Royal entourage, including body guards and officials, walking under some cloisters, in the background is a large archway. An official and a policeman walk towards the camera shaking their hands and signalling that they want the cameraman to stop filming!

    Intertitle: "In Hong Kong".

    High angled shot, of Queen Mary and Queen Marie, followed by their husbands, coming down the steps of an Oriental pavillion, an exhibit at the British Empire Exhibition. M/S of the Royal entourage walking past a crowd.

    Intertitle: "In Burma".

    L/S of the Royal entourage walking through a pagoda, a row of traditionally dressed Burmese people bow as they pass, Burmese men hold parasols over the heads of the Royal visitors, panning shot follows the Queens as they walk over a bridge.

    Intertitle: "Mr. J. H. Thomas (Colonial Secretary) receives the Royal Visitors at the British Government Pavilion".

    M/S of the Royal entourage (King George V, Queen Mary, Queen Marie and King Ferdinand of Romania / Rumania) coming up some stairs, Mr. T shakes the hands of his royal visitors before entering the pavilion, an army of men in bowler hats follow them.

    Another version of this story follows - all shots are the same or similar as the original version.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    340.28
    Media URN:
    24402
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/05/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:52:00 / 01:55:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1086

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