• Short Summary

    Unveiling of the statue of King George V.

  • Description


    LS. Side view of the King George speaking while the rest of the family sit on the platform behind - natural sound. He is talking about the greatness of the King George V. MS. Trumpeters marching. LS. The King walking up to the draped statue.

    Various long shots of the dignitaries gathering for the unveiling ceremony. Trumpeters playing. King's car leaving, moving slowly through crowded street. Several shots of the dignitaries during the ceremony. Clement Attlee and Winston Churchill seen among them. MS. The drapery falling from the statue and the King saluting. Pan along crowd. Several shots of the statue with flag on and without.

    Royal family arriving in car - Princess Margaret, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) and the King George VI leaving car and are greeted by James Chuter Ede, the Home Secretary.

    King George speaking (natural sound). As he speaks, camera pans along the wall of the Westminster Abbey to the statue and the royal platform where King is speaking. Other members of royal family are standing behind him.

    Note found in the old file reads - King George V Statue Unveiled - Combined Lav. Cuts 47/86.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:07:03:00
    UN 1833 E

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