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  • Short Summary

    King George VI inspects minesweepers and their crews in Dover harbour in 1940.

  • Description

    Dover.

    Various shots of King George VI walking along the deck of a minesweeper accompanied by several high ranking officers. Minesweeper's crew lined up for inspection. It is snowing heavily. Troops cheer the King. Several C/U shots of the troops and officers ready for inspection.

    Several shots of the ships in Dover harbour. King's car driving past the cheering troops. Several shots of the King's arrival and departure.

    Several shots of a troopship arriving to Dover harbour. Succession of shots of the troops leaving the ship and entering the train station.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    614.08
    Media URN:
    58349
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:51:00 / 01:10:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 205 A

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