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Passing of the ‘Gentle Lady’

Series

Series Name
Topical Budget

Issue

Issue No.
744-1
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

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 4
Summary
[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.
Keywords
Royalty
Length of story (in feet)
112

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Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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