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  • Short Summary

    Scenes from the Royal Tournament in the presence of King George V and Prince George.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "The ROYAL TOURNAMENT - King & Queen see stirring display by Navy, Army and Air Force in aid of Service Charities."

    Olympia, London.

    M/S of King George V standing with other royals / dignitaries (?) including Prince George (Duke of Kent) as a line of soldiers in busbies present arms in front of them; the royals walk off.

    L/S of King George and entourage walking past a long line of troops on the 'field' in Olympia. High angle L/S of Lancers doing a display on horseback which involves them riding about, turning in unison and thrusting their lances into the air.

    Note: in spite of the titles, Queen Mary is not seen in this item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    728.04
    Media URN:
    34818
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:01:00 / 01:06:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1506

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event was held 24 May to 9 June 1928.

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