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  • Short Summary

    Unedited shots of Queen Elizabeth and King George VI touring bomb sites in cities.

  • Description

    No titles. Queen's Tour. Unedited material.

    Location of events unknown.

    Various shots of Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) touring bomb sites with King George VI. They chat with crowds of people in street, a local Lord Mayor and Civil Defence Workers, ARP (Air Raid Precautions) wardens and AFS (Auxiliary Fire Service) firemen.

    We see King and Queen arriving by train at large station, dignitaries wait on platform to greet them.

    More shots of King and Queen visiting badly bombed areas in cities and chatting with people. Good shot of ragged Union Jack flag hanging in window of bombed building.

    Note: item may be cuts (rushes, out takes) from 1941 Gazette story ROYAL TOUR OF BOMBED AREAS in 41/15 (on tape *PM1101*, film id 1101.07).

    Note: shots are from 1941 Unknowns Can 3 which is same vault as rest of 1941 material. Original issue number for story is unknown.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:12:00
    1941 UNKNOWNS CAN 3

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