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  • Short Summary

    Queen Wilhelmina of Holland presents King George VI with 36 horses on her visit to London.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    London. Queen Wilhelmina of Holland presents King George VI with 36 horses on her visit.

    M/S as Queen Wilhelmina of Holland (the Netherlands) gets off the aeroplane and is met by the Earl of Athlone and Wing-Commander Townsend, equerry to the King. L/S of the royal family watching as Queen Wilhelmina's gift of 36 horses are paraded around courtyard at Buckingham palace. They are to commemorate the liberation of Holland and the role played by the Household Cavalry, who will use the horses. M/S's of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Queen Mary, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret watching. The horses line up and the royal family look at them closely.

    Possibly connected with 46/62 - MD.

    N.B. Could the equerry be Group Captain Peter Townsend? - MD

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    Film ID:
    1487.03
    Media URN:
    70628
    Group:
    Unknown sel originals
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:15:00 / 01:02:58:00
    Canister:
    UNSO Reel 087

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