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Passing of the ‘Gentle Lady’


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Date Released
26 Nov 1925
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Passing of the ‘Gentle Lady’
  2. 2Xmas Dinner in Embryo
  3. 3Football Ferocious!
  4. 4Now for Strenuous Ladies!


Story No. within this Issue
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[1ST SUBTITLE]: "Sad scenes attend Queen Alexandra’s death at Sandringham House." The gates, with a policeman on duty. [2ND SUBTITLE]: "The stricken mansion". A shot of the house. [3RD SUBTITLE]: "To the aged inmates of Trinity Hospital she was a true friend". Some of the inmates. [4TH SUBTITLE]: "The face she loved." One of the inmates looking at a photograph of the Queen. [5TH SUBTITLE]: "King and his sons at Sandringham Church". A shot of the church tower and a distant view of a small group of men arriving at the church. [6TH SUBTITLE]: "Mourning tenants". People entering the church porch. [7TH SUBTITLE]: "At rest". The coffin lying in state. [8TH SUBTITLE]: "The King and Queen’s wreath bore this moving inscription: ‘For darling mother dear from her sorrowing and devoted children Georgie and May’". A shot of the wreath, with card attached. [9TH SUBTITLE]: "St George’s Chapel, Windsor, where Her Majesty will be laid beside King Edward". Shot of the chapel.
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