Queen Stampeded Calgary 1959

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    Title reads: "Queen stampedes Calgary".

    Calgary, Canada.

    Panning shot Native Americans (Red Indians) lined up outside their tents to meet Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). C/U young Indian boy lying asleep in his pushchair. C/U young Indian boy wearing head-dress. G/V Queen walking over animal skins which have been laid on the ground to form a type of carpet. Group of Indians beating tom-toms and yelling. M/S Queen walking by followed by crowds of Indians. C/U young Indian boy dancing. M/S group of Indians dancing. C/U Indian boy dancing. M/S Queen shaking hands with an Indian woman who curtsies to her. C/U pretty Indian girl. M/S Queen talking to old Indian man wearing horned head-dress, he shows the Queen a medallion hanging around his neck.

    G/V the Calgary stampede - a chuck-waggon race. L/S horse drawn wagons racing towards camera. L/S Queen and Duke pointing excitedly. Panning shot two wagons cornering sharply. Wagons racing past. C/U Duke pointing excitedly. Panning shot wagons cornering and going away into back view.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    51305
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1589.13
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:12:00 / 01:16:25:00
    Canister:
    59/57
    Sort Number:
    59/057
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    Commonwealth Tours: 1950s DJP Royal Visits to Canada Stampede 101
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