• Short Summary

    Statue of King George V unveiled in London.

  • Description


    CU. Back view of a girl curtseying to Queen Mary. MS. Queen Mary alighting from car. MS. Queen Mary and the King George VI in the yard of Westminster Abbey. CU. The Duchess of Gloucester alighting from a car followed by the Duke of Gloucester. MS. Pan from the King who stands in the front of it to the top of the statue. Various long shots of the statue, crowd around, cars arriving, King unveiling the statue, etc. Several shots of the statue, Abbey walls in background. Several shots of the royal family on platform, looking on. More shots of the statue. MS. The King and Queen Mary, panning to the statue. Several shots of the King, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret arriving and being greeted by Mr Chuter Ede, Home Secretary. Various shots of the King speaking (natural sound). He thanks all and continues to praise King's quality. Another man reading the speech, he is standing at base of platform in front of the King - natural sound. King speaks again - he talks highly about his father.

    Note in the old file reads - King George V Statue Unveiled - Cuts 47/86 - Comb. Lav. Natural sound only.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:47:00 / 01:18:07:00
    UN 1834 A

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