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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of King George VI meeting the players, watching the match with Queen Elizabeth and Ernest Bevin and awarding cup (no shots of match itself).

  • Description

    Wembley, Greater London

    MS King George VI walking onto the pitch at Wembley before the 1948 RUGBY LEAGUE CUP FINAL.

    CU Side view of him walking onto pitch.

    Various shots of the King shaking hands with players.

    CU King George VI and Queen Elizabeth viewing match.

    CU Ernest Bevin.

    CU Wigan players climbing up to the Royal Box to receive the cup and medals.

    MS King and Queen taking leave.

    MS and CU Various shots of the King and Queen and Mr Bevin viewing match.

    MS Front view of Wigan players receiving cup. Ditto receiving medals from the Queen.

    CU. Half length front view of Queen, panning to King ditto.

    MS Front view of Wigan players receiving cup from the King and medals from the Queen.

    MS Stand crowd viewing match. (This shot is missing.)

    Mute Lav. Cuts 48/37.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:28:00 / 01:40:15:00
    UN 1927 B

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