King George & Queen Mary Visit Tyneside (1914-1918)

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    King George V and Queen Mary visit Tyneside, Tyne and Wear. Royalty. Opens with shot of street; decorated in festive style with flags & pennants hanging overhead. A horse & rider in street followed by two automobiles; and a crowd; both adults & children; running after. (A man leaning out of the second car seems to be beating people away from it with a stick! - SL.) CU of Queen with a priest; and crowd surrounding; she talks to people. They seem to be on the steps of a church or other public building, decorated with flags, flowers and pictures of the Queen. Blank space for 5 seconds, then shot of Queen walking toward camera with Navy & Army officers; and children following at a shipyard (?). Then a shot of King & Queen shaking hands with people; chimneys in BG. King & Queen in grand church; with priests in robes. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:1868.51
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    Resource type: Video
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 4 months ago
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