• Short Summary

    A short film encouraging donations to the King George VI appeal fund.

  • Description

    Trailer film for King George VI appeal - many shots are very dupey. Unclear whether released in 52/104 or 52/105

    Exterior shot of Big Ben, Palace of Westminster. Clouds shot while one of King George VI's Christmas addresses is played in sound. Top view of Coronation of King George VI. Various shots of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth during World War II. King meets Field Marshal Montgomery on Normandy beaches. Victory parade in London. Presenting FA Cup. Shots of King and Queen with young Princess Elizabeth and Margaret. (Sound track features Winston Churchill speech about the King) King with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh after birth of Princess Anne. King meeting people around the country. Footage of King George's camp for boys. Shots of George VI looking ill as he saw off Elizabeth on tour. CU poster for appeal.

    End title scrolls: "Let us all give with pride our contribution to the King George VI Memorial Fund - The Fund which will give happiness to both old and young."

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:18:00 / 01:40:59:00
    52/104 52/105

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