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  • Short Summary

    Frenchman and his son watch King George VI inspecting British troops in France.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    France.

    Various shots of a man and a boy working on land with a two horse plough. They are surrounded by rows of lined up British soldiers ready for inspection, presumably BEF (British Expeditionary Force). Man and boy are watching quite amused.

    Cut to King Gorge VI who arrives to inspect the troops.

    Various shots of the King inspecting the troops. Various shots of the troops marching past the King and several high ranking British and French officers who salute them.

    Crowds gathered on side of a road through French village waiting for the King to drive past. Various shots of the King walking through the army camp, inspecting the troops. Troops cheer as the King walks away, presumably to his car, ready to lave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    608.07
    Media URN:
    58289
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:25:00 / 01:20:50:00
    Canister:
    UN 193 H

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