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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary take part in Empire Thanksgiving Service at Wembley Stadium.

  • Description

    Item title reads - "Now thank we all our God!" King & Queen unite with people in deeply impressive Empire Thanksgiving Service. Wembley Stadium, London.

    L/S of a row of buglers on horses, they are stood on the pitch at Wembley stadium. L/S of King George V and Queen Mary on a balcony above an arch, they shake hands with people. L/S of them stood on the balcony. Various shots of the guards marching across the pitch and playing their instruments. M/S profile of the royal party watching, the King is in uniform with a feathered hat. L/S of clergymen and altar boys, the camera pans across the soldiers and clergymen on a platform. M/S as a vicar conducts the choir. M/S of the clergymen sat during the service. L/S as the camera pans across the soldiers and band, the stands are packed with people, most have umbrellas up. M/S as the vicar conducts the service.

    L/S as Scottish Guards march along in their kilts M/S as a group of clergymen walk towards a giant Union Jack. Various shots of people in the stands in front of mounted guards, the camera pans across them. M/S of bands and soldiers marching on the pitch, Mounted guards ride across followed by people with flags of the Empire. Many people walk across the pitch representing the Empire and various services, for example nursing. L/S of bands playing and people marching, the camera pans across them. L/S as clergymen walk out from under an arch. L/S of the royal party from the side. L/S of the stadium packed with people in the stands and on the pitch.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:21:05 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:02:00 / 01:25:38:00
    G 1192

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