• Short Summary

    The funeral cortege of Queen Maud of Norway makes its way to Victoria station and the coffin is taken aboard the HMS 'Royal Oak' at Portsmouth, Hampshire.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Queen Maud's last journey.

    London and Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    M/S as the funeral cortege makes its way along from Marlborough House to Victoria Station with the coffin of Queen Maud of Norway on a gun carriage. Grenadier Guards accompany it and crowds watch as it passes. M/S of King Haakon of Norway in the back of a car behind the coffin, he is followed by King George VI and King George of Greece in another car. M/S of the British naval ensign at Portsmouth. Various shots as her coffin is carried aboard the HMS 'Royal Oak' in a gale. M/S of sailors standing to attention in front of the coffin. M/S of the ensign again blowing in the wind.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    989.12
    Media URN:
    18213
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:49:00 / 01:09:52:00
    Canister:
    38/94

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