• Short Summary

    Duke of York (Later King George VI) inspects veterans of the Somerset Light Infantry.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Somerset. The Duke 'in the West Countree' (sic). The Duke of York opens new playing fields and visits old Comrades of the Somerset Light Infantry of which he is Colonel-in-Chief."

    Somerset, the West Country.

    Duke of York (Prince Albert, later King George VI) in civvies walks with other civilians and military men to inspect serving soldiers and veterans from the Somerset Light Infantry. He walks down a long rank of men shaking hands and talking to various old soldiers. A military band plays in the background.

    The soldiers disperse (in a rather casual manner) after the inspection is over.

    Sound Track is simply music by the military band.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    673.41
    Media URN:
    4974
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/05/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:15:00 / 01:53:36:00
    Canister:
    32/39

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