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  • Short Summary

    The King and Queen of Belgian arrive by aeroplane for Oswald Mosley's wedding.

  • Description

    Farnborough, Hampshire.

    Intertitle: "ROYAL VISITORS BY AIR. King and Queen of the Belgians arrive by aeroplane to attend wedding of Lady Cynthia Curzon and Mr. Oswald Mosley, M.P."

    King Albert of Belgian arrives by aeroplane with his wife to attend Mosley's wedding.

    M/S of the Royal biplane landing, two men run alongside steadying the wings. The pilot (the King) gets out of the plane and shakes hands with two men in officer's uniforms. The King appears to show the officers the controls of his plane. M/S of the King and Queen in their flying helmets walking across the air field talking to the officers. The Queen is introduced to another officer who salutes her, they shake hands. More shots of the officers and the King and Queen chatting and wandering across the airfield.

    C/U of the King and Queen getting into a motor car. One of the officers shows them the door, another has a rug which he appears to be placing on the King and Queen's laps as the story finishes.

    Note: Queen of Belgium's name unknown - any further informaton gratefully received.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    210.24
    Media URN:
    21800
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:33:00 / 01:33:45:00
    Canister:
    G 667

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