Film, Video [Scenes of the British royal family] King George and Queen Mary of England

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Title
[Scenes of the British royal family]
Other Title
King George and Queen Mary of England
Summary
Queen Mary, King George in the uniform of an Admiral of the Fleet, members of the Royal family, a clergyman, and other unidentified people are walking in procession into St. Margaret's Church, Westminster. The occasion is probably "Remembrance Day," Aug. 4, 1918, the fourth anniversary of World War I. The Royal family, joined by the two Houses of Parliament and representatives of the overseas dominions and of the U.S., attend a special service of remembrance and rededication. Queen Alexandra and the Duke of Connaught follow Queen Mary and King George; Princess Mary, wearing a white collar, and Princess Victoria follow. In the second sequence, the Royal party leaves the church followed by members of Parliament. Final sequence consists of brief shots of colonial troops with a British officer.
Contributor Names
Roosevelt Memorial Association, former owner.
United States. Army. Signal Corps, former owner.
Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[United States : s.n., 1918]
Subject Headings
-  Mary,--Queen, consort of George V, King of Great Britain,--1867-1953
-  George--V,--King of Great Britain,--1865-1936
-  Alexandra,--Queen, consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain,--1844-1925
-  Arthur,--Prince, Duke of Connaught,--1850-1942
-  World War, 1914-1918--Anniversaries, etc
-  Memorial rites and ceremonies--England--London
-  St. Margaret's Church (Westminster, London, England)
Genre
Silent films
Short films
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  Duration: 0:34 at 18 fps.
-  Title on Roosevelt Memorial Association (RMA) inventory list is, King George and Queen Mary of England.
-  Appearing: Queen Mary, King George, Queen Alexandra, the Duke of Connaught, Princess Mary, Princess Victoria.
-  Probably photographed on August 4, 1918 in London, England
-  May have originally been part of a newsreel.
-  Roosevelt Memorial Association inventory number RMA 315-08-13.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as digital files.
-  Sources used: The Times, London, August 15, 1918, p. 4; The Daily telegraph, London, August 5,1918, p. 5; The Morning post, London, August 5, 1918, p. 3; LC Prints & Photographs Division portrait file; The Theodore Roosevelt Association...catalog, p. 87; Bullock, Albert E., ed. Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's Church. v. 1, 1920, p. 7.
-  Collection transferred to LC from National Park Service in 1967. Previous owners: Roosevelt Memorial Association; United States Army Signal Corps.
Medium
viewing print 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (15 ft) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
dupe neg pic 1 film reel of 1 (39 ft) : si., b&w ; 35 mm.
Call Number/Physical Location
FAB 0880 (viewing print)
FRA 5867 (dupe neg pic)
FPB 7950 (dupe neg pic)
Repository
Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.mbrsmi/trmp.4143
Library of Congress Control Number
mp76000094
Online Format
image
video
Description
Queen Mary, King George in the uniform of an Admiral of the Fleet, members of the Royal family, a clergyman, and other unidentified people are walking in procession into St. Margaret's Church, Westminster. The occasion is probably "Remembrance Day," Aug. 4, 1918, the fourth anniversary of World War I. The Royal family, joined by the two Houses of Parliament and representatives of the overseas dominions and of the U.S., attend a special service of remembrance and rededication. Queen Alexandra and the Duke of Connaught follow Queen Mary and King George; Princess Mary, wearing a white collar, and Princess Victoria follow. In the second sequence, the Royal party leaves the church followed by members of Parliament. Final sequence consists of brief shots of colonial troops with a British officer.
LCCN Permalink
https://0-lccn.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/mp76000094
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The following films are made available here with permission from the Theodore Roosevelt Association, P.O. Box 719, Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771 (Internet address: [email protected]):

The Story of the Panama Canal [1]
T. R.'s Return from Africa, 1910 [2]
A Visit to Theodore Roosevelt at His Home at Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, L.I., 1912
Roosevelt, Friend of the Birds [1]
The Roosevelt Dam [1]
The River of Doubt [2].

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Roosevelt Memorial Association, Former Owner, Former Owner United States Army. Signal Corps, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. Scenes of the British royal family. [United States: s.n, 1918] Video. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/mp76000094/.

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Roosevelt Memorial Association, F. O., United States Army. Signal Corps, F. O. & Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. (1918) Scenes of the British royal family. [United States: s.n] [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/mp76000094/.

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Roosevelt Memorial Association, Former Owner, Former Owner United States Army. Signal Corps, and Theodore Roosevelt Association Collection. Scenes of the British royal family. [United States: s.n, 1918] Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/mp76000094/>.