• Short Summary

    Good footage of King and Queen on Tyneside, were the King launches the warship HMS 'King George V'.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "ROYAL VISIT TO TYNESIDE"

    L/S's of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) examining large gun turret barrels at the Vickers-Armstrong Yard. L/S's of the King and Queen meeting some of the oldest members of the company. L/S's of the King and Queen inspecting hundreds of nurses who stand in line outside the new wing of the Newcastle General Hospital. L/S of the building. M/S's of the Queen talking to small children in hospital beds.

    M/S's of the King and Queen leaving for city hall, thousands of people line the route and cheer and wave at the royal couple. L/S of the King (now in naval uniform meeting dignitaries. L/S of the King giving a speech to launch the new warship the HMS 'King George V', he pulls s handle to release bottle which smashes on the hull. Various shots of the ship sliding down the ramp. M/S of the King saluting while the Queen smiles holding a large bouquet of flowers.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1001.32
    Media URN:
    14101
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:43:00 / 01:28:58:00
    Canister:
    39/16

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