• Short Summary

    King Carol and Prince Michael of Rumania inspect men and machines at R.A.F. base in Odiham, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - King Carol sees R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) and Army.

    Odiham, Hampshire.

    M/S as King Carol of Rumania gets out of the car with his son Prince Michael. He is accompanied by Air Minister Sir Kingsley Wood, and is met by Air Chief Marshal Sir Cyril Newall and Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Dowding. They shake hands. M/S as the Rumanian flag is unfurled. They salute as Rumanian national anthem (?) is played. L/S as the camera pans across airmen stood to attention, King Carol and the officials, and an aeroplane on the airfield. L/S as King Carol and Prince Michael walk along and inspect the aeroplanes. Various shots as they look at the aeroplanes in great detail and discuss them with officers. M/S of barrage balloon in the sky. M/S of Hawker Hurricanes taxiing and taking off. Various shots as King Carol sits and watches the display.

    Cataloguer's note: the end of the item appears to be missing. Alternative spelling: Romania.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    989.10
    Media URN:
    18211
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:24:00 / 01:07:51:00
    Canister:
    38/93

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