• Short Summary

    The Duke of Gloucester brings his future Duchess to Church during a stay at Balmoral.

  • Description

    Title Missing.

    Balmoral Castle, Scotland.

    LV of Balmoral Castle among the trees. Quick shot of Lady Alice Scott arriving in car with her mother. GV Crathie church on Balmoral estate, crowds gather outside. MV Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald walks to Church. VS as horse drawn carriage bring King George V, Queen Mary, Duke of Gloucester (Prince Henry) and Lady Alice Montagu-Douglas-Scott (later to be the Duchess of Gloucester) to Church. Crowds watch as they pass.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1913.10
    Media URN:
    73146
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:02:00 / 01:39:01:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 14

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Lady Alice Scott arriving in car with her mother." - her mother is the Duchess of Buccleuch.

    The footage was filmed on 31 August and 1 September 1935. Two clues lead us to this - at 00:21 the commentator describes Lady Alice as being the Duke's fiancee - they'd just become engaged in August 1935.

    Secondly, at 00:40 the commentator mentions "the Belgian tragedy". This refers to the death of the pregnant Queen Astrid of Belgium in a car crash on 29 August 1935.

    A newspaper report of the weekend's events can be found here....

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/articl
    e/11763284#pstart569136

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