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  • Short Summary

    King George V meets veteran soldiers at army base in Aldershot, Hampshire.

  • Description

    King at Aldershot. Hampshire.

    Coach pulls up outside an incredibly gaudy painted Victorian horror of a house. Coachmen etc. rush around. Pan as King George V walks round corner of house to where a line of mostly elderly men stand. Shot of the King walking along row of veterans (wearing civilian clothes w/ their medals on their jackets).

    King stops a few times to look at a decoration or chat w/ man. - including old man w/big white beard in FG. Brief shots King & Queen Mary greeting people dressed up in robes & traditional hats. Then other people watching from some sort of bleacher seats. Finally shot of some people walking outdoors; past a display of fake antique looking yard decorations - planters; fountains etc. behind a chain - part of some exhibition which is going on here.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:16:00 / 01:06:16:00
    ON 193 D

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