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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary receive enthusiastic welcome on visit to Leicester.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Leicester. The King and Queen With Their People. Their Majesties' enthusiastic welcome.'

    King George V and Queen Mary ascend from train at railway station and shake hands with the Mayor and other officials waiting. The platform is decorated with bunting. King inspects men standing in line - war veterans?

    King and Queen travel through the town in a horse-drawn open carriage while crowds of people wave and cheer. Troops march across parade ground carrying bayonet rifles while King salutes and Queen Mary looks on from a platform.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1918.17
    Media URN:
    73307
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:15:00 / 01:22:22:00
    Canister:
    ON 133 G

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