• Short Summary

    The King and Queen meet women of the WVS and visit Servicemen's clubs.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Royal Activities".

    London.

    MS. of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) inspecting a line of utility cars and their crews of women from the WVS (Womens Volunteer Service) in the inner quadrangle of Buckingham Palace, the cars are a gift from the US Red Cross and will be used by the WVS to carry food and clothing to blitzed areas.

    MS. of the King and Queen arriving at and entering a Servicemen's club by way of the sandbagged main door.

    MS. of the King and Queen walking around the club meeting the women who run it and talking with the men who are staying there.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1059.35
    Media URN:
    21213
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:29:00 / 01:39:18:00
    Canister:
    40/88

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