• Short Summary

    Brief footage of Queen Mary.

  • Description

    Note: Location of events are unknown.

    Full titles read: "QUEEN MARY"

    M/S of Queen Mary (Princess Mary of Teck). K/S of the Queen being driven in a car. The commentator says she is recovering after a car accident.

    Note: Researcher indicates that the car accident mentioned occurred on 23/05/1939, when Queen Mary's car collided with a lorry loaded with steel at the junction of West Hill Road and Wimbledon Park Road, Wandsworth, London. The car ended up on its side, and Queen Mary was helped out of the car by a painter, Percy Hallis, who used a ladder to assist her climbing out of the car. Also in the car at the time of the accident were Lord Claud Hamilton, and Lady Constance Milnes-Gaskell. The chauffeur was Mr. O. Humphrey.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1011.39
    Media URN:
    14379
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:23:00 / 01:38:41:00
    Canister:
    39/42

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