• Short Summary

    King and Queen visit the Isle of Man.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ROYAL VISIT TO ISLE OF MAN".

    Isle of Man.

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) walking past crowd of waving school children during their tour of Isle of Man. Large crowd of children cheering and waving.

    King and Queen admiring paintings of inland scenes. Close up shots of the paintings of Isle of Man presented to King and Queen.

    King and Queen with Admiral and Lady Granville (Queen's sister), and the Bishop of Sodor & Man. The Queen is presented with basket of fruit by the gardener's granddaughter.

    Several shots of the family of 92 year old Mrs Watterson waving. Flag of the Isle of Man with church tower in background.

    King and Queen inspecting naval Guard of Honour, huge crowd watching. King is seen decorating island officials with war decorations.

    King laying wreath on the war memorial of the Isle of Man. Pan up the war memorial.

    Several shots of the King and Queen seated in the House of Keys - Isle of Man's Parliament.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1159.02
    Media URN:
    40096
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:05:00 / 01:09:39:00
    Canister:
    45/57

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