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  • Short Summary

    King George V arrives for holiday in Scotland then returns to London because of political crisis.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Ballater. The King In Scotland. His Majesty welcomed on arrival for annual holiday in his Highland Home - so quickly ended owing to Political crisis."

    Ballater, Scotland.

    Top view of King George V inspecting a guard of honour outside Ballater railway station. He is accompanied by Prince George, Duke of Kent - both are in Highland dress. The guard is made up of soldiers of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders.

    They climb into a car and are driven off past cheering crowds.

    MS of British politician Stanley Baldwin.

    Car carrying the King speeds through the gates of Buckingham Palace, London. LS of the Royal Standard being raised on the flagpole.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be dupe of 31/68.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2747.30
    Media URN:
    80914
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/08/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:35:00 / 01:37:55:00
    Canister:
    31/68 / UNI GAZ ROLL 43

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