King's tribute to fallen airmen.
The King's tribute to fallen airmen - memorial service in Westminster Abbey. London.
King's Memorial service for fallen airmen. Opens with Royal Air Force men walking through arch and toward camera. King George V and Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII / Duke of Windsor) and Crown Prince getting out of a coach; walking through gates. Shot of group on steps: King shaking hands with religious officials in long robes. Man helps King put on coat.; and he walks along talking to a priest; other priests; and the prince; CU another coach arrival - other princes.
CUs of King talking to priest etc. Repeat shot of airmen coming th rough arch; with a few family members of fallen. CU Winston Churchill; in dark coat & top hat; walks up to priest & shakes hands; they walk a few steps to right; meet other people;. stand on steps talking. Churchill and a woman walk off. Pan across front of Abbey as crowd emerge. More uniformed RAF guys; mourners; etc. Priests gather on steps.
Ceremonies; casualties, World War One, Royalty.