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The Real King's Speech: King George VI's Stutter (1938) | British Pathé




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Published on Jul 28, 2011

King George VI stutters and stammers while opening the Empire exhibition at Ibrox Park in Glasgow, Scotland in 1938. Queen Elizabeth is there (formerly The Queen Mother, and before that the Duchess of York, played in the film 'The King's Speech' by Helena Bonham-Carter). This clip was said to have moved Colin Firth to tears, as reported by the New York Times.

Listen to George VI's heartfelt Coronation Speech whilst watching the Coronation Procession through London: https://goo.gl/NkoKjv

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