Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story 'Britain's Royal Week' - 50/20
Material for newsreel story - extra shots.
SS Channel Steamer 'Arromanches' arrives carrying French President Vincent Auriol for State Visit to England. He is greeted by various dignitaries including the Duke of Kent. VS of President on board the Arromanches.
Auriol with King George VI inspects Guard of Honour in foggy London. French national anthem played.
VS of King and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) meeting the Auriols off the train at Victoria, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) is there too. Various politicians including Clement Attlee and Ernest Bevin are there. Various angles of meeting.
VS of parade carrying party from station to Buckingham Palace. LS of Royals and President on balcony.