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  • Short Summary

    Shots of Queen Alexandra at various official events - see also ON 399 C.

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    Queen Alexandra at various events in various locations.

    Queen Alexandra arrives in open coach for official event and is greeted by dignitaries, she talks to them from the coach Queen Alexandra arrives at a church, walks under awning and is greeted by victor. Queen Mary standing by automobile, she walks toward camera with confused expression her face. King George V & his mother Queen Alexandra walk by. Brief shot man riding horse.

    Title reads: "Queen Alexandra opens Bazaar organised by nurses of London Hospital to save 200 beds".

    Queen Alexandra opening bazaar. Shot of Queen Alexandra & group of society ladies walking between 2 lines of nurses. Aerial view of this event. MS Queen Alexandra examining birdcage. Shot of Queen Mary at same event. Queen Alexandra presenting shamrocks to Irish Guards. Queen arriving by car.

    Title reads: "Beloved by all - Queen Alexandra - indefatigable in good works - receives Empire's loyal greetings on her 80th birthday".

    Queen Alexandra rides in a short procession round palace courtyard lined with soldier, part of birthday celebrations. VS young women on a carnival float with boat on (has "Lusitania" painted on side), the float is covered with flowers (Queen Alexandra Rose Day?)

    Title reads: "St. Patrick's Day. Following her usual custom, Queen Alexandra presents shamrock to officers and men the Irish Guards".

    More of St. Patrick's Day shamrocks.

    Note: this item is mixture of Gazette stories about Queen Alexandra - most contain shots which were also used in retrospective tribute to the Queen to mark her death (see ON 399 C).

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1925
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:02:00 / 01:26:30:00
    ON 399 G

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