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  • Short Summary

    King and Queen watch Royal Tournament at Olympia.

  • Description

    Olympia, Kensington, West London.

    Title missing, according to original issue sheet it should read: "The Royal Tournament. King and Queen see stirring show by Navy, Army and Air Force in aid of Service Charities".

    L/S of troops of sailors in arena of Olympia exhibition centre, a group of officers walk past inspecting them. L/S of the Royal Box where King George V and Queen Mary are watching the show with various dignitaries. Various shots of soldiers marching about the arena, including a troop dressed as Cavaliers.

    Note: nitrate neg transferred onto *PM0536* is badly scratched in places.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    536.04
    Media URN:
    25883
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/07/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:05:00 / 01:05:02:00
    Canister:
    G 1310

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event was held 8-24 July 1926.

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