GLASGOW EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1938 OPENING BY THE KING AND QUEEN

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: GLASGOW EMPIRE EXHIBITION 1938 OPENING BY THE KING AND QUEEN

Reference number: 9505

Date: 1938

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.04 mins

Description: Amateur Dufaycolor footage of the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow, featuring the visit of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

See also films from this collection at 9503 and 9504

Shotlist: title - pan across front of building at Empire Exhibition, guests arriving, press photographers waiting - gvs royal carriage arriving, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth climb down and are welcomed by officials - gvs crowds at front of Atlantic Restaurant - King and Queen come out of building - gvs various pavilions including Canada, Australia, Tait's Tower - shot of young girl playing bagpipes - fountains in front of Engineering pavilion - brief shot of Crazy House - tracking shot from roller coaster - brief shot stunt diver - high shots of crowds around pavilions, fountains - brief shots of fairground ride (2.04)