Commonwealth Tours: 1953-1954

On this tour the Queen visited... 1953-54 Bermuda: 24-25 November Jamaica: 25-27 November Fiji: 17-19 December Tonga: 19-20 December New Zealand: 23 December-30 January Australia: 3 February-1 April Cocos Islands: 5 April Ceylon: 10-21 April Aden: 27 April Uganda: 28-30 April Malta: 3-7 May Gibraltar: 10 May

Royal Tour Latest

Royal Tour Latest (1954)

Queen and Prince Philip attend a great display by thousands of schoolchildren in Melbourne.

Royal Tour Report - Bondi Beach

Royal Tour Report - Bondi Beach (1954)

Queen and Duke of Edinburgh attend surf carnival at Bondy Beach.

Royal Tour Report - Children's Display

Royal Tour Report - Children's Display (1954)

Queen greeted by thousands of children in Sydney.

Royal Tour - Aur Revoir New Zealand

Royal Tour - Aur Revoir New Zealand (1954)

The Queen and Prince Philip leave New Zealand - next stop is Australia.

Royal Tour Latest

Royal Tour Latest (1954)

The Queen and Prince Philip attend State Ball held at Parliament House in Canberra.

Queen Tours By Train

Queen Tours By Train (1954)

Various shots of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip on their tour of New Zealand.

Queen's Tour Continues

Queen's Tour Continues (1954)

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit the Waitomo Caves in New Zealand.

Queen's Tour Continues

Queen's Tour Continues (1954)

Queen Elizabeth visits Hamilton and Rotorua.

Queen In Christchurch

Queen In Christchurch (1954)

Royal Tour of New Zealand continues.

Queen In New Zealand

Queen In New Zealand (1954)

Royal tour to New Zealand of 1954.

Royal Tour: First Scenes

Royal Tour: First Scenes (1953)

Queen arrives in Bermuda, the first stop on her Commonwealth tour.

Panama Greets The Queen

Panama Greets The Queen (1953)

The Queen and Prince Philip tour Panama before sailing across Pacific

Queen Tours Jamaica

Queen Tours Jamaica (1953)

Latest pictures of Her Majesty's tour of Jamaica.

Selected Originals - Queen Tours Jamaica

Selected Originals - Queen Tours Jamaica (1953)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen Tours Jamaica" - 53/93

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies  Part 1

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies Part 1 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies  Part 2

The Royal Tour Of The West Indies Part 2 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries

Royal Tour Out Takes

Royal Tour Out Takes (1950)

Out takes and cuts from several Royal Tours

Queen In Fiji

Queen In Fiji (1953)

Latest pictures of Queen's visit to Fiji Islands on her Commonwealth tour - next stop Tonga.

Selected Originals - Queen In Fiji

Selected Originals - Queen In Fiji (1953)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Fiji" - 53/99

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1  Part 1

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1 Part 1 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1  Part 2

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 1 Part 2 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 2 Part 3

The Royal Tour - Fiji And Tonga - Reel 2 Part 3 (1954)

Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

Selected Originals - Tonga Greets The Queen

Selected Originals - Tonga Greets The Queen (1953)

Footage of the Royal Tour of Tonga and New Zealand.

Tonga Greets The Queen

Tonga Greets The Queen (1953)

Footage of the Royal Tour of Tonga and New Zealand.

Queen At The Races

Queen At The Races

Trotting races at Addington, New Zealand attended by Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh.

Queen In New Zealand

Queen In New Zealand (1954)

Royal tour to New Zealand of 1954.

Queen Opens New Zealand Parliament

Queen Opens New Zealand Parliament (1954)

Footage of Queen Elizabeth II opening the New Zealand Parliament in 1954.

Queen With Maoris AKA Maoris Welcome The Queen

Queen With Maoris AKA Maoris Welcome The Queen (1954)

Royal visitors visit Waitangi and are greeted with traditional ceremonies and dancing.

Selected Originals - Queen In Christchurch

Selected Originals - Queen In Christchurch (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Christchurch" - 54/9.

Selected Originals - Queen In New Zealand

Selected Originals - Queen In New Zealand (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in New Zealand" - 54/2.

Selected Originals - Queen's Tour Continues

Selected Originals - Queen's Tour Continues (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen's Tour Continues" - 54/5.

Selected Originals - Queen Tours By Train AKA Queen's Tour Continues

Selected Originals - Queen Tours By Train AKA Queen's Tour Continues (1954)

Material relating to story "Queen Tours by Train" - 54/6.

Selected Originals - Royal Tour - Aur Revoir New Zealand

Selected Originals - Royal Tour - Aur Revoir New Zealand (1954)

Material relating to story "Royal Tour - Aur Revoir New Zealand" - 54/12

Aussies Greet The Queen

Aussies Greet The Queen (1954)

Sydney welcomes the Queen and Duke at their arrival to Australia.

Melbourne Greets Queen

Melbourne Greets Queen (1954)

Queen and Duke arrive to Melbourne from Tasmania - great reception.

Queen In Canberra

Queen In Canberra (1954)

Queen and Duke visit the National War Memorial and American Memorial in Canberra.

Queen In Victoria

Queen In Victoria (1954)

Queen and Duke receive great welcome across Victoria.

Queen In Victoria

Queen In Victoria (1954)

Queen and Duke receive great welcome across Victoria.

Royal Tour Continues

Royal Tour Continues (1954)

The Queen and Prince Philip attend a horse race at Randwick, Sydney.

Royal Tour Report

Royal Tour Report (1954)

Queen and Duke in Canberra, opening Parliament, watching parade and meeting natives.

Queen In Ceylon

Queen In Ceylon (1954)

Queen and Duke of Edinburgh receive loyal welcome when they visit Ceylon.

Queen In Kandy

Queen In Kandy (1954)

Queen and Prince Philip receive magnificent reception in Kandy.

Selected Originals - Queen In Ceylon

Selected Originals - Queen In Ceylon (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Ceylon" - 54/30

Aden Hails The Queen

Aden Hails The Queen (1954)

Queen and Prince Philip attend military parade in Aden, Queen holds investiture in public.

Selected Originals - Aden Hails The Queen

Selected Originals - Aden Hails The Queen (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Aden Hails the Queen" - 54/33.

Selected Originals - Aden Hails The Queen

Selected Originals - Aden Hails The Queen (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Aden Hails the Queen" - 54/33.

Queen In Malta

Queen In Malta (1954)

Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Royal children visit Malta to pay tribute to RAF.

Queen In Malta

Queen In Malta (1954)

Out-takes and rushes for story "Queen in Malta" 54/35.

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Malta" - 54/35.

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Malta" - 54/35.

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Malta" - 54/35.

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Malta" - 54/35.

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Malta" - 54/35.

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Malta" - 54/35.

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta

Selected Originals - Queen In Malta (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "Queen in Malta" - 54/35.

Selected Originals -

Selected Originals - "The Rock" Hails The Queen (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "The Rock Hails the Queen" - 54/36.

Selected Originals -

Selected Originals - "The Rock" Hails The Queen (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "The Rock Hails the Queen" - 54/36.

Selected Originals -

Selected Originals - "The Rock" Hails The Queen (1954)

Material relating to newsreel story "The Rock Hails the Queen" - 54/36.

"The Rock" Hails The Queen (1954)

Royal family arrives to Gibraltar - nice footage of ape feeding.

Welcome The Queen! Reel 3

Welcome The Queen! Reel 3 (1954)

Travelogue style documentary showing the Royal Tour of the Commonwealth in 1954

Welcome The Queen! Reel 2

Welcome The Queen! Reel 2 (1954)

Travelogue style documentary showing the Royal Tour of the Commonwealth in 1954

Welcome The Queen! Reel 1

Welcome The Queen! Reel 1 (1954)

Travelogue style documentary showing the Royal Tour of the Commonwealth in 1954

Welcome The Queen - 2b

Welcome The Queen - 2b (1954)

Travelogue style documentary showing the Royal Tour of the Commonwealth in 1954

Welcome The Queen - 2a

Welcome The Queen - 2a (1954)

Travelogue style documentary showing the Royal Tour of the Commonwealth in 1954

Welcome The Queen - 1b

Welcome The Queen - 1b (1954)

Mute duplicate footage from documentary tracing the Royal Tour of the Commonwealth.