• Short Summary

    His Majesty congratulates fighter pilots after sweep over France.

  • Description

    NO SLATE INFORMATION

    ENGLAND:
    GV mass fighters...IN ROLL NO. 11718

    LV pan twelve Spitfires flying over building.

    LV King George VI (wearing RAF uniform) shakes hands with about eight pilots.
    SV King shakes hands with pilot, other pilots in background.
    SCU side view King talking to pilot, three other pilots in picture.

    GOOD SCENES:
    Long Side View about eight pilots in full flying kit lined up, King shaking hands and talking with them.
    SV pilot salutes and shakes hands with King and talks with him, William Sholto Douglas (Marshall of the Royal Air Force) conducting King.
    LV King with Douglas shaking hands with pilots lined up.
    SCU King shakes hands and talks with pilot.
    Semi side view King talking with pilot.
    LV pilots and King talking to one.

    Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Airforce - Ceremonial
    Background: His Majesty congratulates fighter pilots after sweep over France.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7XP1B40VGDSXQLY9V259NOL7M
    Media URN:
    VLVA7XP1B40VGDSXQLY9V259NOL7M
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1942
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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