• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit the new building housing Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital. London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Royal visit to Children's Hospital.

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit the new children's hospital at Great Ormond Street, London.

    M/S as King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) get out of their car. Good C/U of the King smiling. They greet the mayors of Holborn and St. Pancras, and kiss Princess Mary, the Princess Royal who is President of the hospital.

    They all enter the building. M/S as they walk down a line of nurses. M/S as they emerge and walk into the grounds. L/S of the hospital with nurses standing on the balconies. M/S of the Queen talking to a little boy in his bed. C/U of him next to a doll. M/S as the Queen sits down to a children's tea party, M/S of the children. M/S of nurses on the balcony again. M/S as the royal couple shake hands with the mayors before leaving. Nurses wave madly out of the window as the royal car drives away.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:27:00 / 01:25:58:00

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