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    HM The King George V, with Queen Mary, opens the Northern Ireland Parliament in Belfast

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    SLATE INFORMATION: State Opening of the Northern Irish Parliament by H.M. the King, Belfast


    LS, SV Royal Yacht "Victoria and Albert" in bay, battleships in background. Arrival of the Royal Yacht and Naval Escort at Bangor Bay.

    government, politics, boat, warship, Royal Navy, royal visit
    SLATE INFORMATION: Passing Belfast's Famous Shipyards

    SV bows of "Victoria and Albert" as it passes the dim outlines of shipyards.

    bow, sprit, boat, royal visit, dockyard, harbour, royal yacht
    SLATE INFORMATION: The Arrival at Donegal Quay

    GV, SV travelling shots past quayside decked with Union Jacks and lined with people.

    dock, dockside, bunting, celebration, royal visit, royal yacht, Victoria and Albert
    LS King and Queen walking down steps from ship, the king wearig full naval dress.

    royal visit, gangplank, dockside, dock, royal yacht, Victoria and Albert
    SLATE INFORMATION: The Progress through the City

    GV procession through streets of Belfast. Military procession accompanied King and Queen riding in open carriage.

    celebration, royal visit, British Army, cavalry, Windsor Greys, Horse Guard, formation
    SLATE INFORMATION: Arrival at City Hall and Inspection of the Guard

    SV guards march past followed by car.

    royal visit, British Army, Irish Guard, formation
    VG pan past crowd by City Hall.

    people, cheer, cheering, throng, royal visit
    GV Crowd waving as King and Queen's carriers driven past.

    British Army, cavalry, Windsor Greys, open carriage, royal visit,
    GV elev. King and Queen stop out of carriage where they are greeted by dignitaries.

    open carriage, crowd, royal visit, throng, cheer, cheering
    GV elev. officers walking past lines of troops

    British Army, inspect, inspection, review, Irish Guard, Royal Navy

    GV pan along City Hall.

    government, building, architecture, street scene, royal visit
    SLATE INFORMATION: On the Way to the Ulster Hall

    GV elev. City Hall, crowd standing in semi-circle round green in front.

    architecture, royal visit, government, building, porticoe, throng,
    SV King in carriage past

    Windsor Greys, open carriage, royal visit, crowd, throng, cheer, cheering,
    GV elev. City Hall, green in front- pan over square and show LS elev. King's carriage driving down street.

    royal visit, Windsor Greys, arrival, arrive, crowd, throng, government
    GV King and Queen driven in open carriage past cheering crowd.

    throng, cheer, royal visit, Windsor Greys, British Army, Irish Guard, cavalry, procession, progress
    GV crowd of men - scuffle developing in centre?
    GV police arresting struggling man - police open barrier in front of crowd take the man, struggling, through open space.

    blockade, disturbance, struggle, the Troubles, Sinn Fein
    GV, SV elev. shots military procession and King and Queen in open carriage through streets lined with cheering crowds

    throng, cheer, royal visit, British Army, cavalry, Windsor Greys,
    GV elev. long line of closed cars through street.

    cavalcade, convoy, arrival, arrive, vehicles,
    SV King and Queen in open carriage past.

    cavalry, royal visit, British Army, Windsor Greys
    GV elev. King standing by pillars of City Hall being greeted by dignitaries.

    government, politics, Home Rule, arrive, arrival
    GV elev. King inspecting gaurd of honour by City Hall.

    inspect, inspection, review, British Army, Irish Guard
    Background: HM The King George V, with Queen Mary, opens the Northern Ireland Parliament in Belfast

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    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
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