• Short Summary

    King George VI pays a visit to Volunteer Fire Fighters in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "King With Fire Fighters".

    London.

    VS Shots of King George VI inspecting men and women of the regular and voluntary fire fighting service and despatch riders of the AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service) and women air raid wardens together with some of their equipment drawn up in the courtyard of the London Fire Brigade Headquarters on the embankment at Lambeth.

    MS. from inside the fire station as fire engines rush out and turn right along the embankment.

    Library shots -

    Good GVs at night of buildings burning fiercely and entire blocks gutted by fire during night raid on London.

    VS GVs of smashed and ruined houses in the suburbs of London.

    N.B. The voiceover talks of the desire of people for real reprisals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1059.08
    Media URN:
    21186
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:25:00 / 01:07:55:00
    Canister:
    40/85

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