King Frederik of Denmark opens Danish art exhibition in London.
MS Danish Lurs (a kind of horn) being played by two men at the Danish art exhibition at Victoria and Albert museum. CU Lurs being played, pan to opening of lurs. MS Lurs being played. CU Lurs being played. MS Royal party taking up position on stand for the opening of the exhibition. MS Royal party during singing of national anthem - choir singing. Various shots of the King Frederik of Denmark speaking - natural sound. He is talking about war ties between Denmark and London, pleased to show Danish national treasure, thanks the King and Queen for the opportunity to show the art etc. Crowd applauding as he finishes. Sound of the choir singing. CU Duke of Gloucester. CU Queen Mary. CU King of Denmark. Pan to Queen Ingrid of Denmark. CU Duke of Gloucester. CU Queen Mary. MS & CU Mr Tomlinson, Minister of Education, speaks - natural sound. He thanks King Frederik for the address and the exhibition, thanks on behalf of the government, his department and museum, talks about friendship of the two countries etc. MS King Frederik, Queen Ingrid and Queen Mary. MS The King stands and declares the exhibition open - natural sound. MS He leaves platform with Queen Mary.
Date found in the old record - 28/10/1948. Natural sound only.