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  • Short Summary

    Queen Alexandra is presented with flowers on 'Rose Day'.

  • Description

    Queen Alexandra's Rose Day.

    London.

    CU Queen Alexandra accepts big bouquet of roses from a little girl & boy; then gives them each a single flower from her own small bunch. Shot of entrance at Buckingham Palace; with a coach stopped; some people are either coming or going. CU Queen Alexandra with another little girl - but very dark. CU Queen Alexandra sitting in open coach; with another lady - Alexandra always a fashion queen has a tall hat perched on her head and some shiny loose garment - she looks toward camera & speaks; starts to hand flowers down to someone.

    Next; women w/ baskets of flowers hanging from their necks; flyers w/ pictures of Queen Alexandra; pedestrians walk past in FG. Pan rt. on women - last one holding up can for donations. ECU flowers (not regular roses) - fills up whole screen.

    See ON 134 B for the parade through London.

    American cataloguer notes: 'Queen Alex. is quite old - 70 - at this point. She maintained her beauty and youthful appearance to an amazing degree in her old age'.

    Royalty; holidays.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1918.24
    Media URN:
    73314
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:36:00 / 01:30:31:00
    Canister:
    ON 134 A

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