King George V And Queen Mary At Tyneside (1914-1918)

  • Description

    King George V and Queen Mary at Tyneside. Royalty. King George V and Queen Mary visit Tyneside; this story shows them in a variety of activities & settings. Giving medals at large event in stadium/ street with cars and crowd. religious ceremony; King and Queen; several priests; on platform by statue; with church in BG. here it starts to jump around -- King & soldiers walking; then very dark shot. wild shot looking toward light coming from open wide entrance; like a barn door; with several people silhouetted in front of it. Queen; along with a few men in various uniforms; & children skipping along; walking through a rugged stark northern England working-class area past machinery; factory; shipbuilding (great shot of shipyard with bow of huge ship in BG); high brick wall sort of things;sometimes past people clapping & waving. This is some cool stuff. back to the ceremony in the stadium; K & Q meet a little boy and mother. Quick jump to King reviewing troops/Church again. And back to ceremony. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1870.18
  • Owner

  • Source

    Newcastle University (Youtube)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 9 years, 10 months ago
    Viewed: 1242 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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