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    Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) at Harlech in Wales.

    L/Ss of Harlech Castle; crowds of people waiting outside for arrival of the Royal couple. Elevated shot of the scene in grounds of castle waiting for arrival. Union Jack flies in corner of screen; pan to parapet overlooking valley. Shots of a girl in Welsh traditional costume playing a harp and singing. L/S of the Royal car driving up to Castle Hotel. L/S of the Princess and Duke walking up to the Castle and shaking hands with Lord Harlech (David Ormsby-Gore, former British Ambassador in America). M/S towards the Princess and Duke as they walk up steps, through archway, into courtyard.

    M/S of the Princess and Duke walking through lines of girls in Welsh national costume. M/S as they mount dais. M/S of small girl in national costume presents bouquet to the Princess. Duke and Princess both chat to the harpist on her performance platform. The Duke chats to ex-servicemen. Royals shake hands with Lord Harlech before stepping into car to leave.

    M/S pan over crowds and lined-up troops to the Princess and Duke inspecting troops in the town square at Dolgelly. M/S of Elizabeth and Philip mounting dais. Pan of children waving flags and cheering - nice shot. The Duke talking to ex-servicemen. The Princess chatting to nurses. LS. Elevated the royal couple entering car to leave as crowds wave. The car drives off through the crowds.

    M/S of the car coming to a halt between crowds and the Duke alighting. Shots of the car driving through Welsh countryside and through town crowds. M/S of the Duke shaking hands with civic personalities. M/S of girl in national costume presenting Princess Elizabeth with bouquet; the Duke shakes hands with her. M/S of the Princess and Duke walking past crowds of schoolchildren. C/U of small girl in crowd chewing handkerchief. Princess enters building; Duke waves to crowd before going inside.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:29:00 / 01:59:17:00
    UN 2141 B
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    UN 2141 B
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    Travel & Exploration Entertainment & Humour Religion & Politics War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    The Queen's UK visits DOE Romance DofE Driving in Fields Driving in Towns and Fields
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