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    Titles read: 'Paris. The King's Visit.'


    Shot of men waving Union Jacks. High angle shot of royal procession going across bridge. Pan as it turns onto street. King talking to British. soldier; other military men; and a few nuns or nurses in BG. Carriage pulls up in front of building; w/ group of people on steps King talking to people on steps etc.

    King stands on small platform with sons Prince of Wales (Duke of Windsor, Prince Edward), Prince Albert (Duke of York and later King George VI) and a moustachioed official; soldiers go past saluting. CU side view Royals; a small Military band playing.

    Titles: 'Royal Visit To City. Lord Mayor presents the City Sword when King George V visits London Institution.'

    Lord Mayor stands by King's open coach on London street; speaking to him and Queen Mary (and Princess Royal / Princess Mary who is also in the coach) and handing him a large ceremonial sword. The King touches it and speaks to the Mayor who steps backwards and bows, still holding the sword. The coach drives off and officials all put their hats back on.

    Back in Paris we see the King standing in front of building - shaking hands w/ officers. A woman handing out Union Jack flags to soldiers - patriotism. Dark shots of King getting into coach. In London or Paris - procession of horse guards approaching on wide road.

    Royalty. Patriotism.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:39:00 / 01:31:06:00
    ON 141 I
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    ON 141 I
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Temporary workspace: 7.7.2009 23:39 George VI: early years Temporary Workspaces: 13.2.2011 04:34 telesgop ON 141 SOAS 100 Years of the Windsors 3
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