BRITISH RULERS END U.S. TOUR At Mount Vernon, King George lays a wreath at the tomb of George Washington. Later, with Queen Elizabeth he pays tribute to the tomb of the unknown soldier at Arlington Cemetery. With 3,000,000 people cheering the monarchs the royal couple arrives at the World's Fair in New York. A visit with the Roosevelts in Hyde Park, N.Y. at the President's estate brings an end to the royal tour.
WEDDING HELD IN ROYAL CHAPEL- ENGLAND The wedding of the daughter of the Lieutenant Governor of Windsor Castle in St. George's Chapel, usually reserved for royalty. Throngs wait for a glimpse of the bride despite a heavy snow storm!
Date: February 1, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:41:00, No Audio
CALGARY INDIANS MEET KING AND QUEEN OF ENGLAND King George and the Queen Mother are the delighted guests of 2,000 Indian braves and squaws at a colorful tepee encampment in Calgary, Canada. Royal Mounted Police are also on the scene.
ROYAL PAIR AT HORSE RACE King George and Queen Elizabeth occupy the royal box for the 80th running of the famous King\'s Plate turf classic at Woodbine Park in Toronto, Canada. \"Archworth\" wins, leading the field the whole way.
KING & QUEEN OFF FOR AMERICA Impressive scenes as King George and Queen Elizabeth leave London on the start of their trip to Canada and the U.S. Huge throngs jam the dock at Portsmouth as their majesties bid farewell to family and government officials and board the H.M.S. Empress of Australia. Aerials of the ship at sea.
IRANIAN PRINCE RETURNS WITH BRIDE Crown Prince Mohammed Riza Pahievi, heir to the Persian throne, arrives in Tehran, Iran with his pretty Egyptian bride, Princess Fawzia. A colorful parade of cavalry and infantry celebrates their return. Their wedding ceremony is a lavish celebration culminating with fireworks.
KING AND QUEEN VISIT AIR RAID SHELTERS Queen Elizabeth, King George, and Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain are cheered by crowds as they arrive for inspections of air raid shelters. Anti-aircraft machine guns are tested for the royal visit and nurses and doctors perform an air raid drill.
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