• Short Summary

    Queen Mary is greeted by huge crowds when she visits several towns in South Wales.

  • Description

    Titles read: "QUEEN MARY IN WALES".

    Wales.

    Queen Mary is driven in a closed car through a street lined with people cheering and waving flags. She goes into the Garth Unemployed Social Service Club and sees men weaving and women making grapefruit marmalade.

    The Queen goes on to visit Mr and Mrs Howells in the village and is greeted by the couple on their doorstep, plus hundreds of cheering spectators. Brief shot of the Howell family in their house; commentator says Mr Howell is an unemployed miner.

    Queen Mary's next stop is Maesteg Town Hall, where she walks around looking at a stall where women are preparing food. The Queen is accompanied by the Bishop of Llandaff as she signs a visitors book, then sits down to watch a display of young women doing keep fit exercises.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    959.26
    Media URN:
    16451
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/04/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:26:00 / 01:33:33:00
    Canister:
    38/28

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