• Short Summary

    King George V decorates women and men in civilian and military dress, while officers and dignitaries look on

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Manchester, The King Distributes Decorations

    ENGLAND: Lanchashire: Manchester:
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    The King puts a medal on the chest of a man in civillian dress and shakes his hand

    The king hands medals to women and shakes their hands before they move on to shake the hand of Queen Mary

    Men and women around the King give three cheers and the King steps up and salutes before stepping back to the side of the Queen

    The King gets into a car and the car drives away

    Cars drive along street

    The King, Queen and their entaurage get out of a car while a crowd watches, including a man hand-cranking a camera on a tripod

    The crowd, led by army officer, gives three cheers for the King as the Queen stands nearby

    Dignitaries walk up to King George V and Queen Mary to shake hands with the King and Queen before moving on

    The King, officers and dignitaries stand chatting and milling about

    Queen Mary steps out of the car and up to a platform and King George V follows along with their entaurage and dignitaries

    The King gives the crowd a long salute while a camerman hand cranks a camera nearby to record the moment

    The King decorates soldiers, shares a word with them and shakes their hands

    Troops stand in line before the King, occassionally one bows

    The King decorates civillian and military men and hands a medal to a woman

    Military members stand in line and cheer the King, raising their hats

    The royal party acknowledges the cheers of the crowd

    The royal group watches New Zealand soldiers marching past King

    King George V and Queen Mary walk up to a group of seated and standing wounded men and chat with them

    Soldiers raise their hats to royals from behind baracade

    Soldiers carrying weapons walk past King

    The royal party walks along crowd lining the street and stops to talk to officers

    The royal party poses on the steps of a building

    The King and Queen greet woman in street and pause to greet a nurse, who curtsies

    A tightly packed crowd of citizens cheers enthusiastically

    King George V and Queen Mary walk past crowd

    King George V and Queen Mary drive past waving women workers

    Cars carring King George V and Queen Mary drive past waving crowd

    Crowd waves to King George V and Queen Mary

    Military troops march in street

    King George V and Queen Mary pose with military members and royal entaurage on steps of building

    royal, award, awards, medal, medals, honor, honors, ceremony, ceremonies, WWI, First World War, World War I, The Great War, Mary of Teck
    Background: King George V decorates women and men in civilian and military dress, while officers and dignitaries look on

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3B9HMAI2OJTUFJQTK0JBNXX2C
    Media URN:
    VLVA3B9HMAI2OJTUFJQTK0JBNXX2C
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1918
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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