The Queen Among Miners 1958

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    Full title reads: "Fifeshire. The Queen Among Miners".

    Kirkcaldy, Fifeshire, Scotland.

    GV Ext. Rothes Colliery, Kirkcaldy. SV Group of coal miners wearing mining helmets. CU Miners with black faces.

    SV Queen Elizabeth II walking along wearing white overalls, gumboots / wellingtons and miners' helmet. SV Queen in white overalls walking along to pit head. SV Queen down inside colliery, she stops at bottom of steps to talk to officials and getting into cage.

    SV Man at controls of lift. SV Queen walking towards coal face.

    GV coal trucks automatically going into cages. CU Man at switches.

    SV Queen walking out of cage at top of pit. LV Ext. Queen walking back to changing rooms. CU Miner. SV Miner smiling. CU Pan, Queen walking back in miners outfit to her changing rooms.

    (Rota Lav.)

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    01:45:49:00 / 01:47:18:00
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    Tunnels Kirkcaldy 1940s and 1950s mining The Queen's UK visits
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  • Hello, im so glad i found this clip. My dad made the white boiler suit for the Queen , ive a few photos but so glad i found this clip

    Don Kersley

    donkersley 23rd Oct 2014

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