Royal Tour 1947 1947

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various shots of the mass crowd on dockside at Portsmouth harbour waiting for the Royal family's return from the Royal Tour 1947. Police pushing the crowd back. Crew lined up onboard battleship (presumably Vanguard) in the harbour. Various shots of the King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Princesses Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princes Margaret, standing in front of a car saying goodbye to the ship officers, cheering crowd in background. Several shots of the King, Queen and Princesses walking towards camera with mass crowd around. More shots of the ship, crowd, band playing and royal family on dais during the welcoming ceremony. Several shots of the Nelson's ship 'Victory' decorated in flags and naval ratings and public milling around at the harbour. More long shots of the harbour with ship arriving. Naval ratings lined up on deck holding hands, tugs around the ship. Small barges in harbour welcoming the royals. More long shots of the ship arriving to the harbour and mass crowd waiting on dock.

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 47/39.

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    Media URN:
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    Film ID:
    2365.11
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    00:06:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:52:00 / 01:44:59:00
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    UN 1705 D
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    UN 1705 D
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