Royal Tour Of Wales - Long Version 1955

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    Brecon, Usk and Swansea, Wales.

    SV. Towards, Royal train steaming into Brecon station. CU. Station sign "Brecon". SCU. Queen Elizabeth II being greeted by Lord Lieutenant, Major-General G. T. Raikes. He introduces the Mayor of Brecon, Colonel D. L. Jones. Duke of Edinburgh shakes hands with Mayor. CS. Girl taking photograph. SC. & CU. & SV. Queen and Prince Philip meeting VIP's in station yard. GV. Street filled with people - banner across street reading "Welcome to our Queen - Croeso in Brenhines". GV. Royal car moving off. SV. Pan with Miss Evans aged 10 who presents bouquet to Queen and curtseys. SC. Prize bulls lined up (Herefords) at bicentenary show of Brecknockshire Agricultural Society. SC. Prize Hereford bulls being paraded past the Queen. SC. Queen presents the James Bryce Cup for best Hereford bull. SV. Queen presenting medals to veteran farm workers.

    GV. The Usk Reservoir. SV. Pan with Queen and local VIP's to dais where unveiling of plaque is to take place. SC. Cheering crowds. SC. Queen on dais listening to address being read by VIP. GV. People in stands. CU. Queen unveils plaque - fully unveiled. CU. Plaque in English and Welsh commemorating ceremony. GV. Queen accompanied by VIP's walking across bridge from control tower. SC. Pan as they walk off from tower. SC. Duke with VIP's as they walk off from tower. SV. Queen boarding Royal barge. Duke follows. SV. Crowds waving. SV. Royal barge with Duke waving as barge pulls away.

    GV. St. David's Cathedral in Swansea. SV. Towards, Queen and Duke accompanied by the Dean of St. David's the Very Reverend C. Witten-Davies. They enter cathedral. GV. Cathedral. SV. & CS. Outside cathedral, Queen meeting coxswain of St. David's Lifeboat, Captain Watts-Williams and his crew. SV. People thronging. SV. Pan with Queen and Reverend as they walk through cheering crowds outside cathedral.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/08/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    31034
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    539.49
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:03:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:15:00 / 01:59:26:00
    Canister:
    55/64
    Sort Number:
    55/064
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