• Short Summary

    King George VI carries out tour of inspection of royal naval fleet.

  • Description

    Item title reads - With the navy.

    Location of events unknown - Northern waters.

    L/S as King George VI boards a ship and salutes. A platform rises and the King inspects the men. Various shots as he inspects the naval personnel. L/S of one ship, he meets officers and shakes hands. Various shots of the ship "King George V", the King confers a Knighthood on Admiral Tovey who directed the fleet action against the "Bismarck". Various shots of the two men together. Various shots as the King inspects the men on destroyers. M/S pan up ship, order is given to "splice the main brace", i.e. give extra rum rations. Various shots as the sailors cheer and wave their hats. L/S of the fleet. M/S of British naval ensign.

    End Titles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1127.13
    Media URN:
    39230
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/08/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:40:00 / 01:24:17:00
    Canister:
    41/66

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