• Short Summary

    King Haakon of Norway is greeted by Queen and Princesses on arrival in London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Welcome to King Haakon. London.

    L/S Norwegian Royal Yacht "Norge" approaching Tower Bridge. M/S crowd on bridge. M/S man pulling levers to operate bridge. Angle shot bridge rising. M/S ship approaching bridge. M/S Tower of London. M/S gun firing. Head on shot ship nearing bridge. M/S gun firing. M/S ship going under bridge. C/U pan King Haakon on deck. L/S ship through Tower bridge. C/U name of ship and sailors on deck.

    M/S top view Queen Elizabeth (now Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (now Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret waiting for Royal barge to arrive. C/U Queen and Margaret. L/S royal barge passing Festival site. C/U Princesses talking on quayside. M/S pan royal barge on way to Westminster bridge and pier. M/S Queen and Princesses waiting for barge to come alongside. M/S barge pulling alongside, King Haakon salutes and waves. C/U Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, and Princess Elizabeth talking.

    C/U as Haakon kisses Queen and shakes hands with Elizabeth and Margaret. C/U Field Marshal William Slim and Chuter Ede. L/S Duke of Gloucester and King Haakon waiting for carriage. M/S top view Guard of Honour. M/S King Haakon standing to attention. M/S guardsman. Pan to back view state Landau passing Guard of Honour. M/S guardsman. M/S as carriage drives along, people salute as they pass.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:16:00 / 01:07:39:00

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