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  • Short Summary

    Documentary about the RAF mostly featuring Second World War material.

  • Description

    Pathe News item "R.A.F. receives King's Colours." L/S of large building. King arrives by car with Princess Elizabeth and Queen Elizabeth. They meet with R.A.F.dignitaries then inspect the men. C/U of a man holding a kestrel or other hawk. The Queen takes an interest in the bird. L/S of the grounds with men on parade. King inspects the airmen. L/S of crowds watching the events. Flag is presented. Men present arms. Soldiers march past. Various shots of the parade. M/S of the king saluting. Low angle of the royal ensign. Cloudscape. End title reads: "The film you have seen was compiled from the Pathe Newsreel Library by the Pathe Documentary Unit."

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    Film ID:
    3479.04
    Media URN:
    93553
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1940 - 1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:41:00 / 01:39:41:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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