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Title:KING GEORGE VI VISITS A BOMBER STATION [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ARY 31
Summary: The King visits an unidentified bomber station.
Description: The royal convoy arrives in front of a hangar shrouded in fog. RAF personnel are formed up inside the hangar in the background of which is a Lancaster bomber. The King, in RAF uniform, talks to the officers and then airmen who are then seen in a panning shot. General views of personnel and the King chatting to individuals are included. The cavalcade arrives at the base, passing through the main gates. Then the King is seen leaving by the same route. Airmen salute and doff their caps whilst WAAFs cheer. The RAF memorial on the Embankment is seen, as are general shots of people walking along the Embankment in the early morning. With a camera inside the bomb bay, a Lancaster's doors open whereupon 40lb GP bombs leave their racks. Below the aircraft is a layer of cloud. The bomb bay doors close. Back at the station the King inspects a pigeon loft and talks to the sergeant pigeon keeper. After more shots of interviews the King is seen emerging from an officers' mess. The exit from the station is seen from a following car, once again airmen and WAAFs lining the route. More interviews follow before the King enters his car and departs.