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  • Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit exhibition in Scotland.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown


    Aerial views of fairground / exhibition area. Lots of different halls and buildings.

    Shot of a fountain playing. Horse drawn carriage arrives bringing King George VI (formerly Prince Albert, Duke of York) and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother). Their majesties are greeted and go into a building. CU flag flying. CU statue of lion outside. Shots of crowds moving about. King and Queen come out of building.

    Shots of exhibition fountains, pan across to show LS royals going into Canadian exhibit. They visit the Irish hall and Australian hall. The Queen visits a fashion exhibit. Shots of war veterans who are inspected by the King. The couple visit the Palace of Art. Tilt up large tower. Shots of King and Queen on viewing platform in tower. Views from the tower. More shots around the exhibition. Views of a mock up traditional Scottish village with a woman spinning.

    More views of the exhibition site.

    N.B. These look like uncut rushes and are also a bit scratched. This may be the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow, 1938.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:06:00 / 01:40:35:00
    UN 120 A

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