• Short Summary

    Their Majesties tour North East England where King launches Britain's first battleship since 1925.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The King Launches H.M.S 'King George V'

    ENGLAND: Newcastle:
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    General view King's car thru' crowd / view of crowd / King & Queen shake hands in Vickers-Armstrong Elswick Works / Queen looking at gun-barrels / workman looking on / King & Queen looking at gun-barrels.

    General view exterior of Newcastle General Hospital / King & Queen arrive at hospital / Queen talking pan to King / kids on balcony waving / King & Queen walks towards / Queen into hospital / Queen talking to child in bed / King George V in Vickers-Armstrong Yard / view of crowd / bow of ship / King & Queen arrive on launching platform / chocks being knocked away / King speaks & launches ship.

    Ship down slipway / King salutes and Queen.

    Sound Effects.

    King names battleship "King George V".

    Navy - Ceremonial; Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, the Queen Mother (1900- ), Ceremonies - Launchings
    Background: Their Majesties tour North East England where King launches Britain's first battleship since 1925.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8TEDNE4JDZ0OBC1LHC6CABKOH
    Media URN:
    VLVA8TEDNE4JDZ0OBC1LHC6CABKOH
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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