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  • Short Summary

    Royal family attend harvest festival at Westminster Abbey.

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    MS. The towers of Westminster Abbey, London. SCU. Pan, youths holding bundles of corn - two shots. SCU. Pan along girls holding baskets of fruit. MS. Elevated, girls holding baskets of fruit. CU. Land Army girls. MS. & MS. Elevated, men walking with gifts. CU. & MS. Elevated, girls walking with flowers. CU. Crowd walking into the Abbey. MS. Crowd waiting outside. MS. Royal car. Princess Margaret steps out followed by the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother). They shake hands with officials. CU. Members of the Women's Land Army lined up. CU. & MS. King and Queen walking down ranks of WLA (Women's Land Army) drawn up for inspection. MS. Crowd watching through railings. CU. Queen talking with WLA girl. CU. Land Army girl. MS. King, Queen and Princess Margaret with other officials walking between ranks of WLA girls. Lord Halifax is with them. CU. Land Army girl. MS. Gates of church being closed. MS. Crowd waiting outside. MS. Royal family walking through ranks of WLA girls. Queen stops and speaks to one of the girls. CU. Queen speaking with girl. CU. Land Army girl. CU. King speaking with Land Army girl. CU. Land Army girl - two shots. MS. The Queen, Lord Halifax and the King walking down ranks of WLA girls.

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    Date found in the old record - 01/11/1948.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:59:41:00 / 02:02:02:00
    UN 2031 C

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