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    Guernsey, Sark & Alderney, Channel Islands.

    GV. Royal barge arriving in Guernsey harbour. Nearer shot of same. LV. Sailors watching from stern of destroyer in the harbour. SV. Top, royal barge coming alongside the quay. SV. Sailors and officers saluting. SV. Queen steps ashore from royal barge and is greeted by the Governor Air Marshal Sir Thomas Elmhirst and the Bailiff of Guernsey, Sir Ambrose J. Sherwill. She shakes hands with them. SV. Crowds waving. CU. Pan, the Queen walking from quayside with the Bailiff. SV. Queen walks forward and she is presented with bouquet from little girl wearing a dress that was last worn for Queen Victoria's visit to the islands. SV. Crowds in streets cheering.

    SCU. Pan, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, driving in royal car waving, back view as car drives up narrow street. LV. Guernsey women walking towards camera dressed in old fashioned costumes in the St. Beau Sejour park in Guernsey. SV. People watching. SV. Queen walks forward and shakes hands with one of the women dressed in old costume, she holds up paper and starts to read an address. SCU. Woman reading address as the Queen watches. Woman makes presentation in box to the Queen. SV. Old people looking on. SCU. Queen talking to old women. SV. Queen and Duke talking to women. SV. Old people watching.

    LV. Towards and pan, the Queen and Duke standing up in land rover driving through lanes of cheering school children in Cambridge Park, & GV. SCU. Excited school children. AS. Pan, Queen and Duke driving passed children in land rover.

    GV. Royal barge coming alongside at Sark. SV. Panning shot of Queen climbing jetty steps accompanied by an Airforce Marshal. She is greeted by Dame de Sark.

    LV. Queen and Duke driving in an open Victorian coach pulled by grey farm horse from the harbour on way to the Boys' School for a civic ceremony. SV. Panning shot of same. LV. Panning shot as the open carriage is pulled up hill followed by crowds of people. GV. Boys' school. SCU. Panning shot as the carriage drives away from the school. Queen and Duke are waving. LV. Panning shot as the carriage drives down towards harbour passed rugged coastline.

    GV. Overlooking Alderney Harbour. LV. Queen walking through lines of people to see the new church. GV. Crowds outside the new church. SV. Queen taps foundation stone also she declares the stone laid for a new hospital.

    (Rota Lav.) (Local special)

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:22:45:00 / 01:25:42:00
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    Travel & Exploration Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Temporary workspace: 24.6.2009 14:02 Guernsey, Alderney and Sark Royal barge Guernsey Queen in Series 1 Land Rover
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