• Short Summary

    ROYAL YACHT AND DESTROYER ESCORT STEAM TO BRISBANE...BRISBANE CROWDS, WELCOME OF SMALL CRAFTS ALONG RIVER,?

  • Description

    ROYAL YACHT AND DESTROYER ESCORT STEAM TO BRISBANE...BRISBANE CROWDS, WELCOME OF SMALL CRAFTS ALONG RIVER, INTO THE CITY.

    THE QUEEN AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH MADE INFORMAL APPEARANCE ON THEIR PRIVATE AFTER-DECK NEAR THE ROYAL APARTMENTS, ACKNOWLEDGING THE CHEERS FROM THE SHORE.

    QUEEN MOVES TO OPEN CAR WHERE SHE REJOINED THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, DRESSED IN THE UNIFORM OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET.

    CROWDS IN KING GEORGES SQUARE HAD THEIR FIRST INDICATION OF THE QUEEN'S APPROACH WHEN THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE SUDDENLY SURGED FORWARD.ONE SECTION OF THE CROWD IN THE CITY HALL RAMP BROKE THROUGH THE BARRIERS INTO A PRESS STAND AND SURGED FORWARD, ALMOST FORCING SEVERAL PEOPLE OVER A PARAPET SIX FEET ABOVE FLOWER BED AND A PHOTOGRAPHERS STAND.LORD MAYOR, ALDERMAN JONES, GREETED THE QUEEN IN HIS FULL CEREMONIAL ROBES.

    THE QUEEN THEN MOVED TO THE FRONT OF THE DAIS TO SIGN THE CITY'S VISITORS BOOK.

    THE GOVERNMENT HOUSE.CROWDS SIX AND SEVEN DEEP WERE LINING THE ROUTE.THE ROYAL COUPLE LEFT THE CITY HALL STANDING IN THE BACK OF THEIR OPEN CAR SO THAT THE CROWD, MASSING THICKLY BY THE ROADSIDE, COULD HAVE A BETTER VIEW OF THEM.THE GESTURE BROUGHT A ROAR OF APPROVAL FROM THE THOUSANDS WAITING TO SEE THEM.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6II28MBE2HYX75NQUN31AMBEU
    Media URN:
    VLVA6II28MBE2HYX75NQUN31AMBEU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/03/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:10:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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