Naples, Rome, Venice & Florence, Italy.
Newspaper cuttings on file.
Various shots as the Queen and Duke arrive at station in Naples, say goodbye to VIPs and enter the Presidential train for Rome. MS as the train leaves the station. MS LS of the Queen's arrival at the Ostiense Station in Rome - Queen and Duke standing on platform as Anthems are played. Various shots as Queen meets dignitaries and representatives from British Embassies. LSs Military Band playing Anthems. LS Queen inspects guard of honour. LS Queen returns to her car. Panning from the Arch of Constantine to the motorcade as it draws up in front of the Colosseum. Elevated LS as Queen alights from car accompanied by President Gronchi and is greeted by the Mayor of Rome Signor Cioccetti. GV San Marco Square and church from canal in Venice. Good shot - LS into CU Britannia passing camera. LS MS Queen and Duke take their leave of the Mayor of Florence Signor La Pira after visiting the Palazzo Vecchio, which is seen in background with tapestries hanging from its walls. Various shots, Queen and Duke as they sail down canal in gondola - travelling shots along the Canal at night. LS Britannia at night. Various shots, horse jumping in progress at the International Horse Show in Rome. LS Queen and Duke watching the horse show from royal box. CUs Italian flag flying. CU Union Jack flying. Various shots of small crowds in stands watching the horse show. LS GV of the horse show. MS small crowd watching. LS of the horse show in progress. LS Queen and Duke with President Gronchi waving to crowds at the end of the horse show. MS Cameramen.