• Short Summary

    King and Queen visit police college in Coventry.

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    LS. Coventry. LV. King and Queen walking across square to Godiva statue. SV. Small child between policemen waving flag. SV. King talking to the Mayor of Coventry. Elevated, royal party inspecting Godiva statue. LV. Ground shot. SV. King and Queen talking to Mayor and Mayoress. GV. Coventry, pan down to gutted Cathedral, King and Queen inspecting. SV. King talking to Dr Gorton, Bishop of Coventry. LV. Elevated, King and Queen looking at plans for new cathedral. SV. Elevated, King, Queen and Bishop looking at plans. CU. Queen talking to clergy. GV. Elevated, royal party in shell of Cathedral - skid pan.

    LV. Police guard of honour. SV. Towards and pan, King George VI inspecting guard of honour. SCU. Two police women. SV. King talking to police woman. CU. Pan, two police officers. SV. King inspecting policemen, stops to speak to officer. CU. Malayan police officer. SCU. King talking to Malayan police officers. CU. Malayan police officer. LV. Police dogs on parade. SV. King, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) and officials looking on. SV. Pan, Alsatian (German Shepherd) running after thief, grabs thief's arm and man twirls dog around. Policeman arrives, calls dog off and arrests man. Man breaks from policeman. Dog leaps, chases man, catches him and holds him until policeman re-arrests him. SV. King, Queen and officials laughing. SV. Thief falls on ground, dog grabs his arm. Thief tries to rise but dog prevents him. Policeman arrives and arrests thief. SV. King, Queen and officials looking on. LV. Man being chased by Alsatian. Man fires gun. Dog attacks the thief after he has slipped. Policeman arrives and arrests man. SV. King and Queen talking to policemen with dogs. CU. King talking to policeman. SV. Queen petting black Labrador dog.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:02:54:00

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