• Short Summary

    King George VI inspects paratroops regiment.

  • Description

    Title reads: "King with the Paratroops".

    Location of events unknown.

    M/S of King George VI and officers looking skywards with binoculars. Ground to air L/S of troops jumping from two Whitley bombers. Various shots of paratroops descending in a large mass jump. C/U of the King with binoculars. L/S of the parachutists running across fields. Various shots of the King inspecting the paratroops regiment. C/U of the King inspecting the parachute pack fitted to one of the soldiers.

    Note: item finishes abruptly, there were probably a few more shots in original version.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1115.48
    Media URN:
    38873
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:13:00 / 01:57:58:00
    Canister:
    41/44

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