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    Posting of the Royal Proclamation announcing the birth of Prince Charles to Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh

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    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: A Royal Prince is Born

    ENGLAND: London: Westminster: Buckingham Palace:

    ALBERT HALL Duke of Edinburgh see arriving for Sea Cadet display

    ARTILLERY King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery fires salute on birth of Royal, Prince.

    SIR GEORGE AYLWEN Hangs up official message on birth of Prince Charles at the Mansion House

    BELLS Bell ringers at Westminster Abbey ringing birth of Royal Prince news

    BUCKINGHAM PALACE Shot of the Palace with the Victoria Memorial in foreground used in "A royal Prince is born". Crowds seen in front of Palace and Royal Proclamation hung up on railing outside

    DUKE OF EDINBURGH Good shot of the Duke

    EDE, JAMES CHUTER (HOME SECRETARY) Hangs up official message of birth of Royal Prince at the Home Office

    PRINCESS ELIZABETH Very good shot of Elizabeth

    QUEEN ELIZABETH Good shot seen with the King

    GEORGE VI Good shot seen with Queen

    GLASS. Hands raising glasses for toast (used in Royal Prince is born) also others in public bar with pint glasses

    HOME OFFICE Mr Chuter Ede hangs up offical bulletin of birth of the Royal Prince outside. People seen looking

    MANSION HOUSE Lord Mayor, Sir Aylwen hangs up official message on birth of Royal Prince. People seen reading it

    NAVAL BRITISH Ships of the Royal Navy fire salute and dressed in masthead colours until sunset

    PUBLIC HOUSE Shot of sign outside public house - "The Crown" Another shot of pint glasses being raised as toast "used in Birth of Royal Prince"

    ROYAL AIR FORCE Ceremonial hoisting of the Colours at R.A.F. Uxbridge Camp. Prayers offered at Parade service to birth of Royal Prince to Elizabeth

    ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY and Royal Artillery King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery fires salute of 41 guns on birth of Royal Prince in Hyde Park

    SHIPPING Shots of shipping in the Tower Basin

    TOASTS Hands raising glasses to drink toast - while others in public bar raise pint mugs of beer. (used in Royal Prince is born)

    WESTMINSTER ABBEY Very good shot of Westminster Abbey - pan shot and of bellringers used in "Birth of Royal Prince"

    Prince Charles, Prince of Wales; Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II; Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (LT Philip Mountbatten)

    crowd, crowds, message, bulletin, mansion, newspaper, news paper, celebration, Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, Queen Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, Princess Elizabeth of York, The Queen
    Background: Posting of the Royal Proclamation announcing the birth of Prince Charles to Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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