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  • Short Summary

    King George V, Queen Mary and Prince Albert watch a baseball game.

  • Description


    Title: "ROYAL BASEBALL 'FANS'. King and Queen interested spectators at America's National Game played by 'New York Giants' v. 'Chicago White Sox'."

    M/S of King George V walking up a line of baseball players from the New York Giants, he shakes hands with each one. Good C/U, looking over the shoulders of one of the players, of the King laughing. M/S of Prince Albert, the Duke of York, shaking hands with the baseball players.

    M/S of a baseball player pitching a ball. M/S, looking for the side, of the player batting taking a swing at the ball, the ball is caught by the fielder behind him dressed in protective padding. M/S of the pitcher throwing a ball. C/U of the batter taking a swing for the ball. Various shots of players running around the pitch, touching bases.

    C/U of the King, Queen Mary, Prince Albert and others watching the game, they smile and joke with each other.

    Note: the film appears to be slightly damaged - probably decomposition.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:28:00 / 01:17:52:00
    G 1136

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