• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit Northern Ireland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THEIR MAJESTIES IN IRELAND."

    Northern Ireland.

    Several warships in the harbour. King George VI (former Prince Albert Duke of York) and Queen Elizabeth (former Duchess of York, later Queen Mother) inspecting the Guard of Honour onboard HMS 'Exmouth'.

    King and Queen arriving to Northern Ireland. They are greeted by Duke of Abercorn, Governor of Northern Ireland. Prime Minister, Lord Craigavon is not present due to illness.

    King and Queen ride in an open car through the crowded streets of Belfast. Troops lined up, crowds cheering, streets heavily decorated with flowers and flags. King and Queen in a car.

    King and Queen on dais watching youth - performance includes Irish Country Dancing by the Girl Guides and Physical Training display by the Boys' Brigade. Several shots of the show. King and Queen leaving, children cheering loudly.

    Note: This is only a small part of the whole item - most of the item is missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    929.08
    Media URN:
    13642
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/07/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:23:00 / 01:07:38:00
    Canister:
    37/60

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