• Short Summary

    On visit to Dover Patrol His Majesty plays part of ticket-collector as BEF men disembark on leave.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The King Visits Navy and Surprises Army

    ENGLAND: Kent: Dover:
    EXT
    Gen. view & semi view of King inspecting sailors.
    CU Minesweeper sailor.
    CU old sailor type.
    Long view King presents medal to sailor.
    CU of White Ensign at masthead.
    Semi view King decorates & shakes hands with sailor.
    Semi view King walks off.
    Semi view King along quay in rain & sleet.
    Top view mine-sweeper.
    Long view King goes aboard.
    Long view King walking along deck of destroyer.
    Long view King down gangway.
    Long view sailors give 2 cheers.
    Gen. view Cross Channel steamer with B.E.F. men on leave arrives.
    Semi view soldier with German helmet.
    Long view soldiers going ashore.
    Semi view King at ticket-barrier.
    Long view men going into booking-office.
    Long view soldiers up to barrier.
    cu men passing thru' barrier.
    CU King collecting ticket & smiling.

    Royalty; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Bizarre Items ?, Military - R&R
    Background: On visit to Dover Patrol His Majesty plays part of ticket-collector as BEF men disembark on leave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD0E1M6T00HHMB3VF5LBSQDGQ2
    Media URN:
    VLVAD0E1M6T00HHMB3VF5LBSQDGQ2
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/03/1940
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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