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  • Short Summary

    The King and Queen on Tyneside.

  • Description

    King George V and Queen Mary at Tyneside.

    Royalty. King George V and Queen Mary visit Tyneside; this story shows them in a variety of activities & settings. Giving medals at large event in stadium/ street with cars and crowd. religious ceremony; King and Queen; several priests; on platform by statue; with church in BG. here it starts to jump around -- King & soldiers walking; then very dark shot. wild shot looking toward light coming from open wide entrance; like a barn door; with several people silhouetted in front of it.

    Queen; along with a few men in various uniforms; & children skipping along; walking through a rugged stark northern England working-class area past machinery; factory; shipbuilding (great shot of shipyard with bow of huge ship in BG); high brick wall sort of things;sometimes past people clapping & waving. This is some cool stuff. back to the ceremony in the stadium; K & Q meet a little boy and mother. Quick jump to King reviewing troops/Church again. And back to ceremony.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:35:00 / 01:24:17:00
    ON 054 B

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