• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit land girls at work in Cambridgeshire.

  • Description

    Titles read: "KING & QUEEN IN THE FEN COUNTRY".

    Cambridgeshire.

    Various shots of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) in a small barge travelling along a narrow river in the fen country of Cambridgeshire. Nice shot of land girls waving from the river bank. From the barge the royal party see land girls at work in the fields. The King and Queen leave their barge to take a look at the work going on reclaiming the fen-land. Great shots of land girls ploughing the earth using hoes and tractors and planting seeds.

    Note: this is good footage of land girls at work.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1330.28
    Media URN:
    43937
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:05:00 / 01:53:11:00
    Canister:
    42/50

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