• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth tour South Wales and meet miners and factory workers.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Royal tour of South Wales.

    Various shots showing King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) touring the industrial centres of South Wales. Their car drives through and they wave. M/S as the Queen chats to wives of miners and factory workers. Women in overalls wave as the car passes. Girls run through the streets. The King and Queen emerge from a building to cheers.

    They tour welfare centres and nursery schools there to help the workers. The Queen is given flowers at a colliery and the King is presented with a miniature miner's lamp. Various shots as they talk to miners at a pithead who give them three cheers. A man salutes and shakes hands with the King. They walk up a hill from the mine.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1139.15
    Media URN:
    39622
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:28:00 / 01:22:52:00
    Canister:
    41/101

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