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    Selected originals (off cuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Queen in Malta" 54/35.

    Queen Elizabeth talks to crowd near War Memorial in Square. WS Square with crowds. GV crowds around war memorial. Be-medalled men walk past holding up flags. V.I.P. group walk around war memorial inspecting the names on brass plagues. CU Roll of Honour on RAF memorial. SV wreaths laid at foot of war memorial. War ships at sea. Queen and Duke leave rostrum to inspect RAF guard of honour. Queen and Duke laying wreaths at foot of memorial. Governor Sir Gerald Creasey also lays a wreath followed by other officers. Queen and party walk around monument, Queen seen talking to crowd. CU golden eagle on top of Memorial. GV crowds in the SQUARE and on the shore battlements. Sign "God Save The Queen". Be-medalled men walk through the crowd holding up flags, they are in civilian cloths.

    Queen and Duke walk through crowds and up onto the rostrum. RAF guard of honour present arms. Queen inspects RAF guard. WS as they return to the rostrum. MS Queen reading a speech, CA shots crowds and officials. Queen pulls lever right away,and flags drop off camera, CA's crowds and military as Anthem is played. Queen and officials walk round the memorial inspecting the names. She returns to the rostrum, Princess Margaret seen talking in the crowd.

    Malta seen from the sea approaching Valetta Harbour. An aircraft carrier under tow, R.Y. Britannia is seen with shore in background. WS entering Valetta Harbour passing Warships and R.Y. Britannia. Naval ratings sit on trestles and paint their ship, various angles. LS from land of Valetta Harbour. GV,s of the town and harbour front and battlements.
    Launch approaching landing stage. SCU launch alongside, as civilians land for the ceremony. More shots as it returns with more passengers from the Ship in the harbour, it could be the S. S. 'Mediterranean'. Many of the passengers wear medals. More shots of the war memorial, ships in harbour, crowds on balconies.
    'Britannia' entering harbour. SV people waving from windows above welcome sign etc. GV launch making way to shore with 'Britannia' at anchor in background. SV Royal Queen steps ashore, followed by Prince Philip. Queen greeted, she inspects guard of honour. Large crowds as the Queen and Duke walk to the rostrum near the memorial. Lots of activity around the memorial, more wreaths are laid by elderly women.

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    Travel & Exploration Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Commonwealth Tours: 1953-1954 Prince Charles Prince Charles Commonwealth Tours: 1953-1954 group Documentaries (1976) Documentary warning Long documentary A detailed look
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