The Queen's Visit To Sweden 1956

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    Graphic reading 'The Queen's visit to Sweden', and shot of the royal yacht Britannia entering Stockholm harbour. Swedish royal barge rowing the royal family ashore, and high angle of harbour. Shot of royal barge sailing, through trees, and Sweden's Gustav VI Adolf and Queen Louise walking to water to greet it. Wide angle of barge approaching land, with Great Britain and Swedish flags flying, and barge docking. Brief shot of spectators gathered, and close up of King Gustav and Queen Louise greeting Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip off the boat. High angle brass band playing, and close up King Gustav introducing Queen Elizabeth to members of his family, who kiss her on the cheek, and hand. Brief shot of spectators, and close up Queen Elizabeth and King Gustav getting into open top carriage. High angle of carriage passing by crowds, and spectators. Close up of carriage as it drives past camera and large crowds, and spectators watching from balcony. Shots of exterior of Stockholm Palace, and nice shot of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II smiling and waving to the crowds. High angle of large crowd gather below.
    Inside the palace, Queen Elizabeth II and King Gustav walking through the Carl XI Gallery in full elaborate dress, and close up as they walk past. Close up Prince Philip with Queen Louise on his arm.
    At the Stockholm Historical Museum the next day, pan from sign to the museum, with crowds gathered outside. Nice close up of King Gustav presenting Queen Elizabeth with a ceremonial sword, for which she gives him the traditional penny, a custom which seems to take him by surprise, as he laughs and gives it to a guard. Nice smiling close up of Queen Elizabeth II.
    Wide angle of Stockholm building by river, and Queen Elizabeth and King Gustav entering City Hall for a luncheon. Various shots of food being served at large elaborate function, and close up of Queen Elizabeth chatting to Sweden's Prince Bertil. Exterior of Stockholm's Royal Opera House, and mid shot of Queen Elizabeth, King Gustav and others taking theirs seats in the royal box, with close up of Elizabeth wearing a large tiara and carrying a bunch of red roses. Close up Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip seated in the royal box.
    Close up children waiting to see the Queen on her visit to a Stockholm children's home, and very nice close up of Queen Elizabeth chatting to a smiling baby, who's held by a nurse. Wide angle of interior of stadium in which the opening ceremony of the 1956 Olympic equestrian events is taking place. Riders riding past, and brief wide angle of Queen and King Gustav in royal box. Riders riding past, and wide angle of stadium. Great Britain's equestrian team riding past, and wide angle of people in the royal box saluting. Hans Wikne riding past carrying the Olympic torch, and close up of him lighting the Olympic flame, as the royal box salute. Pigeons released into sky, and of Olympic flame burning, with stadium in background.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    101039
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    201206.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    10:01:56 / 10:05:55
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