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Royal Visit to Scotland

Series

Series Name
Pathe Gazette

Issue

Issue No.
40/19
Date Released
4 Mar 1940
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Royal Visit to Scotland
  2. 2Exeter Welcomes Men of HMS Exeter
  3. 3It’s a Long, Long Way
  4. 4President Roosevelt’s Envoy in Italy
  5. 5Tanks in the Desert
  6. 6Australia Answers the Call
  7. *Kid Boxers in New York
  8. *Laying Keel of SS Alabama
  9. *Japs Jubilant
  10. *US Navy Gymnasts
  11. *Chinese Rice Celebrations
  12. *Ladies in the Saddle

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Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 6
Summary
The King visits a naval establishment where he inspects and decorates sailors and officers. At a fighter squadron station of the RAF he decorates a Squadron Leader with the DFC. He then joins the Queen at an East Coast port where they talk with mariners about their war experiences. The next day they visit a works where marine engineering is carried out, and are greatly interested in the precision work that is done there. Finally they visit a Clydeside shipbuilding yard and are given an enthusiastic welcome by a crowd of two thousand.
Keywords
Royalty; Ships and boats; Aviation; Industry and manufacture; Ceremonies; Navy; Military; Awards and honours
Locations
Scotland; United Kingdom
Length of story (in feet)
282
Story extras:
Film clip

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Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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