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Summary: King George V inspects Royal Marine cadets and officers of the Dover Patrol at Deal, 1917 (?).
I. The King, in Field Marshal's uniform, with a number of Royal Marine officers also in khaki, inspects the cadets. Older cadets are drawn up on parade in blues for a drill demonstration. Another group does physical training. Young cadets march past the King and establishment staff at a table covered with Union Jacks (one upside down). A posed group of the King with the staff. Cadets in blues on an assault training course. II. The King presents medals to three officers of the Dover Patrol (not identified).
Production Details: Department of Information (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: George V, King (person)
Royal Navy, Royal Marine Cadets (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Dover Patrol (regiment/service)
Keywords: ceremonies, British - state: investiture (object name)
training, British naval (object name)
GB, England & Deal, Kent <Marine Cadet Barracks> (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 368 ft; Running time: 6 mins
Notes: Summary: very little can be found out about this film. It is probably British official material taken by a private company. The visit does not appear in any Court circular for the war years and may have been unofficial.