• Short Summary

    King George VI pays a tribute to the men and women who took part in the Berlin Airlift.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "King Thanks Airlift Victors".


    LV Berlin Airlift personnel lined up in quadrangle of Buckingham Palace. CU A Flight Lieutenant CU An American airman. CU RAF officer with moustache. SV King and Queen talking to airman. CU King and Queen walk down rank. SV King talks to soldier, ten walks on to shake hands with Maj. Gen. Turner, USAF. SV King shaking hands with Turner steps over to inspect Americans. SV Back view King and Turner talking to American. SV Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) talking to American. CU Pan King George VI walking down ranks of RAF (Royal Air Force) personnel, stops to talk to air crew man. CU Queen talking to Air Commodore Dame Felicity Hanbury WRAF (Women's Royal Air Force).

    GV parade headed by RAF Central Bank walking towards down Mall. SV Travel shot RAF Central Band. GV parade marching towards down Mall CU Major General Turner marching. LV Parade marching through Admiralty Arch. MV Top view pan Americans marching past King Charles statue in Trafalgar Square. CU Pan aircrew men in parade. LV Back view parade marching up Strand, past South Africa House, CU Australian Flight Lieutenant. CU WAAFs (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) in parade. SV Law Courts pan down to GV, parade passing Temple Bar. CU BOAC (British Overseas Airline Corporation) officer. CU American. GV Back view parade marching up Ludgate Hill. St. Paul's Cathedral in background pan down to SV airmen marching. LV Travel shot crowd lining pavement. SV Standards flying on top of Guildhall. G. Elevated parade forming up in forecourt of Guildhall.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:22:00 / 01:41:04:00

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