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  • Short Summary

    Mix of archive footage from 1900s onwards and re-enactments - mostly about King George V.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    This item appears to be cuts from retrospective documentary - it contains mixture of archive footage and dramatised re-enactments. Re-enactments probably made in 1940s?

    Photograph of King George V. Map of world. Various shots warships at sea (could be from 1920s or 1930s). Various shots King George V inspecting troops on board warship. More shots ships at sea, including tall ship.

    Various stills of building with columns. Various shots King George V coins being pressed at Royal Mint. Shots showing coins being used to buy pints of beer in pub. Various scenic of rolling hills and idyllic countryside. Very early shots (pre-World War 1) showing London Street scenes and Piccadilly Circus.

    Dramatised sequence showing people going to cinema in Edwardian times. Various shots signs for "Music Majestic Hall" and "Electric Palace". Various shots people entering music hall / cinema dressed in period costume. Various excellent shots auditorium of early cinema with people watching early newsreels. Good shots of women musicians in cinema orchestra.

    Various shots from 1900s and 1910s showing early aviators and their primitive flying machines. Various shots aeroplane from 1930s taking off at aerodrome. Various shots Morse code operator in radio room of ship. C/U of telegram reading: " ... strong suspicion Crippen and friend amongst saloon passengers - Captain Montrose". Various shots father and son in Edwardian period costume looking at waxworks in "Chamber of Horrors" at Madame Tussaud's.

    L/S telegraph wires. Various shots people in period costume at Post Office counter. C/U King George V stamp being placed on envelope. Various shots man in period costume buying commemorative handkerchief at time of King George V's coronation (1911). Various shots Coronation procession. Various shots Coronation celebrations for King George V and Queen Mary in India. Various shots showing Investiture of Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales, (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) at
    Caernarvon Castle, Wales (1911).

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1900 - 1950
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:06:00 / 01:24:30:00
    UN 2046 A

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