• Short Summary

    Footage of King George VI inspecting servicemen on the Western Front, France.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "THE KING IN FRANCE"

    Various shots of King George VI landing in France from a British destroyer. Cut in scenes of King George V inspecting soldiers in France during the First World War. Various shots of the King accompanied by Lord Gort inspecting the defences, the equipment and the men manning the front line. Various good informal C/Us of the King lunching with officers including Lord John Standish Gort in officers mess, formerly a French cafe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1029.31
    Media URN:
    20467
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:15:00 / 01:36:42:00
    Canister:
    39/97

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