• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth unveil memorial in Plymouth, Devon.

  • Description

    Plymouth, Devon.

    VS of members of the Royal family at visits around the country.

    LS Elevated shot of Plymouth, Drakes Circus, showing devastation and streets decorated in honour of the Royal visit.

    LS General elevated shot of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) arriving at the city centre.

    The Royal family shake hands with Mayor W Harry Taylor, a Judge and others.

    MS They mount a platform as the crowds cheer.

    MS The King speaking

    MS The veiled foundation stone in the bombed city centre.

    LS MS The King walking to the stone and unveiling it accompanied by the Queen and the Mayor. The Royal Standard flies over it.

    LS of crowds as Royal Party walk away.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1195.26
    Media URN:
    41288
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:10:00 / 01:55:09:00
    Canister:
    47/88

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