• Short Summary

    Footage of King George VI visiting aircraft factories in Lancashire.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "LANCASHIRE"

    L/S's of King George VI (Duke of York, Prince Albert) climbing off a train and shaking hands with Lord Derby (the Lord Lieutenant of the County). L/S's of the Kings watching worker making component parts for bombers at Ivy Mill, Failsworth.

    He also visit a factory at Newton Heath before moving onto Heaton Chapel. Good L/S's of several types of aircraft under construction. L/S of the King inspecting a cockpit of one of the planes. L/S's of the King leaving to load cheers and clapping form the workers.

    Note: Good item relating to the rearmament programme.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1005.32
    Media URN:
    14225
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/04/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:01:00 / 01:33:21:00
    Canister:
    39/27

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