• Short Summary

    Footage of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth being received by dignitaries at the Guildhall in London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "LONDON'S CIVIC WELCOME TO THEIR MAJESTIES"

    L/S's and high angle shots of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) riding through the streets of London in an open topped Landau. The royal procession moves from Buckingham Palace to the Guildhall. Thousands of people line the streets and watch the royal procession go by. L/S of the royal couple being arriving at the Guildhall to be greeted by the Lord Mayor. Several shots of hundreds of dignitaries sitting at banquet tables inside the hall.

    M/S of Queen Mary sitting next to the American ambassador Joseph Patrick Kennedy. L/S's of several other dignitaries including Lady Baldwin and Sir John Simon. L/S's of the King and Queen climbing back into the landau. Very brief M/S of Winston Churchill with his wife. L/S's of the of the royal procession passing under the horse guards arch. Various more shots of the procession making its way back to the Palace.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1017.22
    Media URN:
    20108
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:15:00 / 01:23:43:00
    Canister:
    39/51

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