• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit Manchester to open an extension to the Town Hall.

  • Description

    Titles read: "THEIR MAJESTIES IN MANCHESTER".

    Several shots of crowds standing in the rain to welcome King George VI (Prince Albert, Duke of York) and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother, Duchess of York) visiting Manchester to open a new extension of the Town Hall. The King inspects troops before walking to the new extension with the Queen and Lord Derby. Policemen pass a baby around, to take turns in carrying it.

    L/S of people standing on top of a building to see the royals go by. Banners saying 'God Save The King' and Union Jack Flags hang are hung between poles amongst the crowd.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    967.22
    Media URN:
    17351
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:46:00 / 01:22:12:00
    Canister:
    38/40

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