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Title:HM QUEEN MARY AT CHATHAM AND COVENTRY [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 446
Summary: A highly fragmented film of Queen Mary's visits to Chatham dockyards and to Coventry, possibly 1918.
Description: I. The film opens as the Queen leaves a factory escorted by a mayor. It jumps to her inspecting Royal Marines and Royal Navy ratings drawn up at Chatham. The King is also present, in naval uniform. The film, although very disjointed, apparently shows them leaving. II. The Queen walks through a civilian crowd and enters her car. She then enters what appears to be a naval hospital and talks to wounded there. Nurses wave goodbye. III. The Queen escorted by a bishop (of Coventry ?) gets into her car. This is followed by her being introduced to a line of people, including some wounded soldiers. She walks with her party through a crowd of workers at a factory, and watches men and women at work in a factory machine shop, possibly Coventry.
Personalities, Units and Organisations: George V, King (person)
Mary, Queen (person)
Coventry, Bishop of (person)
Royal Navy, Royal Marines (regiment/service)
Royal Navy (regiment/service)
Keywords: delegations, British national - state (object name)
industry, British - general (object name)
medical, British naval - hospital (object name)
GB, England & Chatham, Kent <docks> (geography)
GB, England & Coventry, Warks (?) (geography)