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    U.S.A.: QUEEN MOTHER CHARMS ALL IN NEW YORK. Waldorf Astoria Hotel:- At University's 200th anniversary dinner Queen Mother reads message from her daughter. Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, U.S.A. SV Queen Mother gets up in front of mike. TV People seated at tables. SCU Queen Mother speaks:- ((Nat. sd.) SV People listening. SCU Queen Mother concludes:-(Nat. sd.) LV Queen M. sits mid applause.



    SOUND EFFECTS. SCU Queen Mother speaks:- "This is my daughter's message. "I take a personal interest in your Bi-centenary, for it was my ancestor King George II who, in October 1754, gave a Royal Charter to King's College, which during the ensuing centuries has developed & expanded into the Columbia University of today." SCU..."I pay that it may long continue its task of inspiring free citizens in the pursuit of sound learning & encourage them to apply it to the benefit of their fellow men. Signed Elizabeth R."



    U.S.A.: QUEEN MOTHER CHARMS ALL IN NEW YORK. St. John's Cathedral:- She attends Columbia University convocation. St. John's Cathedral, N.Y., U.S.A. GV Cathedral of St. John the Devine, New York. STV Queen Mother accompanied by British Ambassador, Sir Roger Makins, up steps. Side V Ditto. BIG GTV Pan from Altar to congregation. STV Mace bearer leading procession after degree ceremony. SV Queen Mother wearing Purple Hood of Dr. of Laws. Shot Cameramen flashing. SV Queen Mother posing with Dr. Grayson Kirk, President of Columbia University & Chancellor Adenauer. SCU Ditto. SCU Queen chatting to Adlai Stevenson. LV Group of Dr. of Law recipients posing.



    U.S.A.: QUEEN MOTHER CHARMS ALL IN NEW YORK. Harlem:-Her Majesty visits New York's coloured colony. Harlem, New York, U.S.A. GV St. Martin's Episcopal Church. SCU Queen Mother being greeted by coloured Clergyman. STV Coloured girl towards Queen Mother on dais. SBV Coloured girl curtseys & presents bouquet to Queen Mother. SCU Queen talking to her. SV Coloured girl curtseys again. Another V Ditto. SV Coloured people onlooking. SCU Queen Mother walking along sidewalk in Harlem.



    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain, the Queen Mother (1900- ), Ethnic Minorities; Social Events; United States of America; Ceremonies - Educational




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    Harlem

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6X95SXE1SQ5NW6Y2LBQ5IETSG
    Media URN:
    VLVA6X95SXE1SQ5NW6Y2LBQ5IETSG
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/11/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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