The King’s Speech 1938

You’ve prob­a­bly seen the film, The King’s Speech, which just land­ed 12 Acad­e­my Award nom­i­na­tions, includ­ing Best Pic­ture, Best Direc­tor, Best Actor, Best Sup­port­ing Actor, and Best Sup­port­ing Actress. Now it’s time to rewind the video­tape and bring you back to 1938, when King George VI, for­mer­ly Prince Albert, Duke of York, makes a speech to open an exhi­bi­tion in Scot­land.

Take a quick hop, skip and jump to the British Path site to watch, and you will get a first­hand look at the King speak­ing in his own words…

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