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Title:FUNERAL OF HM KING GEORGE V AT WINDSOR, 28TH JANUARY 1936 [Main Title]
Film Number:ADM 43
Summary: Incomplete training film on drill movements for the naval detail drawing the gun carriage at a royal funeral, containing NO actuality footage of a funeral.
Description: Since Queen Victoria's day, it has been the privilege of the men of HMS Excellent (RN Gunnery School) to draw the gun carriage at the funeral of the reigning sovereign from Windsor railway station to the place of interment. For training purposes, this film points out certain aspects of the procedure carried out at the funeral of King George V, using graphics followed by the drill movement on the parade ground.
Production Country: GB
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy, EXCELLENT (HMS), shore establishment (regiment/service)
Keywords: training, British naval - specialist: royal funeral drill (object name)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Sound
Soundtrack language: English
Title language: English
Subtitle language: None
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 760 ft; Running time: 8 mins
Notes: Remarks: very competent with well-drawn graphics.