Queen Lauds Scottish Exhibition 1949

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    Full title reads: "Glasgow. Queen Lauds Scottish Exhibition".

    Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Scotland.

    LV Kelvin Hall bedecked with flags. SV Sign - 'Scottish Industries Exhibition'.

    MV Towards and follow pan Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) and Lord Provost of Glasgow, Mr Victor Warren. SV Queen walks over to greet dignitaries. MV Crowds cheering. CU Queen waving to crowd. LV Queen and Princess Margaret entering arena. MV Side view ditto. SV The Queen, Princess Margaret taking seats. Sir S Bilsland standing by them. CU Princess Margaret. MV The Queen speaking. 'Scotland can be proud of her industries and this is indeed a proud way of showing them to the world and now I wish every success to the Scottish Industries Exhibition of 1949 and have great pleasure in declaring it open.' (Applause).

    MV Fountain. LV elevated exhibition. MV Display of overlocking sewing machines. Six machines working at once on embroidery. SV Girl visitor buying 'Isle of Bute' plaid. SV Women looking at knitwear pan down to knitwear. MV Angle shot of whisky revolving on turntable. MV Queen escorted by Lord Provost and Sir S Bilsland pan to Princess Margaret. MV Queen walking over to carpet. MV Back shot royal party looking at 'Rinitarias' carpet pan up carpet. MV Elevated Sir S Bilsland, Queen, Princess Margaret walking along exhibition hall to applause of onlookers. CU Queen saying goodbye.

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    Cataloguer:
    Mark
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    46379
    Sort Number:
    49/072
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:58:00 / 01:12:50:00
    Canister:
    49/72
    Film ID:
    1423.09
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1949
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    Post-war Glasgow
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