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    Polonnaruwa, Ceylon: LV Royals in Polonnaruwa, on way to see carving in rock of the ancient King at Potgul etc., SV Ditto. GV Royals looking at the carving in rock of the King. SV Ditto - Duke looking very intently at rock carvings. GV Large carving of Buddha. SV Royals walking away from ruins. SV Queen walking down path, Ceylonese dancers with drums on either side. SV Ceylonese dancers. GV Children giving dancing display. SCU Ditto. LV Royals on steps, they wave & start to descend. SV Pan Royals down steps & past.



    Matale, Kandy: SV Ceylonese types & their elephants awaiting Queen at Matale. SV Elephants. GV Decorated arches over street in Kandy. GV Ceylonese waiting Queen's arrival. CU Types. GV Elephants lined up. LV Queen being greeted by Mayor of Kandy, Mr. E. L. Senanayake. SV Royals passing. CU Children watching. Side V Queen receiving bouquet from little girl. GV Arrival of Kandyan chiefs at the Audience Hall. GV Pan Natives dancing for the arrival of Queen. SV NATIVES watching.



    Kandy: GV Royal car arriving, preceded by dancers. SV Ditto. CU Kandyan chief in full regalia. GV Chiefs seated in audience hall. BV Chiefs meeting Royals. Side V Ditto. CU Chiefs in full regalia. GV Chief meeting Queen & Duke. CU Kandyan chief waiting. SCU Queen shaking hands with bearded Kandyan chief. LV Illuminated Temple showing Royals on balcony. GV Kandyan dancers in torchlight. Angle V Royals watching from Temple. Nearer V Ditto. GV Dancers dancing in front of Temple. SCU Native types watching. GV Elephants in torchlight, procession past Temple. CU Ditto. GV Kandyan dancers in torchlight. LV Royals watching from balcony under an illuminated sign `E.R.' SV Night, Queen in evening dress, & Duke arriving at Dalada Maligawa.



    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain (b. 1926, reigned 1952- ), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten) (b. 1921), British Empire; Sri Lanka




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    Film ID:
    VLVA1B6BZOLVDUYEYYWMD6BJCX5VW
    Media URN:
    VLVA1B6BZOLVDUYEYYWMD6BJCX5VW
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/04/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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