• Short Summary

    QUEEN ELIZABETH WAS GIVEN A WARM WELCOME BY THE PEOPLE OF RECIFE LAST FRIDAY WHEN SHE ARRIVED TO START HER STATE VISIT TO BRAZIL.

  • Description

    QUEEN ELIZABETH WAS GIVEN A WARM WELCOME BY THE PEOPLE OF RECIFE LAST FRIDAY WHEN SHE ARRIVED TO START HER STATE VISIT TO BRAZIL. ABOUT 80-THOUSAND PEOPLE LINED THE SEVEN MILE (11 KMS) ROUTE FROM THE AIRPORT TO RECIFE AND THE BRITISH MONARCH WAVED FROM HER OPEN CAR TO THE CROWD.

    AT THE AIRPORT, QUEEN ELIZABETH WAS WELCOMED BY HER HUSBAND, THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, WHO WAS AWAITING HER AFTER FLYING FROM MEXICO CITY WHERE HE ATTENDED THE OLYMPIC GAMES.

    THERE WAS A SLIGHT MISHAP THAT EVENING AT A RECEPTION HELD IN THE QUEEN'S HONOUR IN THE ORNATE, COLONIAL STYLE GOVERNOR'S PALACE. SHE HAD TO MEET GUESTS BY CANDLELIGHT WHEN A POWER CUT PLUNGED THE RECEPTION INTO DARKNESS.

    THE ROYAL PARTY LEFT RECIFE YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) FOR SALVADOR DE BAHIA ON THE YACHT, BRITANNIA. WHILE IN BRAZIL, QUEEN ELIZABETH WILL ALSO VISIT RIO DE JANEIRO, SAO PAULO AND THE CAPITAL, BRAZILIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4BJ570THCXIP1KDLP008IK1EC
    Media URN:
    VLVA4BJ570THCXIP1KDLP008IK1EC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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