• Short Summary

    King George VI attends the Annual Boxing Championship of the London Federation of Boys' Clubs.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THE KING PRESENTS PRIZES TO BOY BOXERS".

    Royal Albert Hall, London.

    Various shots of King George VI (Prince Albert, Duke of York) arriving at the Albert Hall for the Annual Boxing Championship of the London Federation of Boys' Clubs. The audience cheers him; M/S of boys in the balcony peering through binoculars.

    Several shots of boys boxing in a ring in the centre of the hall. King George stands in the ring to present prizes to the winning boys of the tournament. The crowd gives three cheers for His Majesty, then sings 'For He's A Jolly Good Fellow'.

    Old record states that the Duke of Gloucester was present at this event, but is not recognised by this cataloguer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    947.34
    Media URN:
    15868
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/03/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:28:00 / 01:34:40:00
    Canister:
    38/18

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