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    Full title reads: "City Welcome To Princess".

    London. The City gives a warm welcome to Princess Elizabeth after her Canadian Tour.

    GV Interior ceremony in progress in Guildhall (super title). CU Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) seated. SV Winston Churchill rising to propose toast. SV Churchill bows to Princess. CU Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh smiling. SV Churchill proposing toast 'I have the honour Madam, to propose your health and that of his Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh and I call upon you to rise and drink accordingly.' CU Duke smiling. SV Princess about to speak. SV Princess speaking. 'I am happy to be back in England and glad to be in this historic and beloved city which I have known all my life. But my heart too is very full of another country, a country which is on its way to being one of the greatest in the world' - applause. CU Princess speaking 'On this visit we passed across surely what is one of the miracles of the world today, that vast 4,000 mile frontier, without a single gun pointed in fear on either side.'. CU Churchill smoking cigar. MV Princess 'I am sure that nowhere under the sun could one find a land more full of hope, of happiness and of fine, loyal, generous-hearted people.'. GV Guildhall. Applauding

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:33:00 / 01:33:28:00
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    Historical Figures & Celebrities
    My worksapce The Queen's UK visits With Royal Family Churchill - 1948-1951 Churchill - 1948-1951
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