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  • Short Summary

    Queen Marie of Romania visits hospital.

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    Queen Marie of Romania. Location of events unknown.

    Royalty. Queen Marie of Romania (granddaughter of Queen Victoria of England; and daughter of Prince Alfred; Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg) shown here visiting a hospital for wounded men as part of her extensive Red Cross work during World War One. Opens with shot of Queen Marie getting out of car; helped down by coachman. She is greeted by hospital staff; dressed in white; some of them in robes and head dresses which look sort of Arab. A nun / nurse kisses the Queen's hand. Several others do the same. They all enter building. Interior hospital; with long row of beds. Queen visiting men; giving flowers to them. CU She gives flower to a wounded man; and he kisses her hand (seems to be the thing to do). Shot of Queen and nurses; etc. walking in park or garden area. Outside hospital again - getting into automobile. as people watch. Medical; casualties.

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    Film ID:
    1886.06
    Media URN:
    72418
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1917
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:21:00 / 01:07:18:00
    Canister:
    ON 068 A

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