• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth sees her sister off at London Airport as Princess Margaret embarks on her first solo trip, unaccompanied by any other members of the Royal Family, to Northern Ireland to launch the 28,000-ton ocean liner, Edinburgh Castle

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Belfast: Princess Margaret Launches Liner

    NORTHERN IRELAND: Belfast:
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    BELFAST Princess Margaret launches Edinburgh Castle

    EDINBURGH CASTLE Launched at Belfast by Princess Margaret - her first maiden royal engagement unaccompanied. Makes speech and very good panning shot of liner gliding down to the water

    PRINCESS ELIZABETH Arrives at London Airport with Sister Margaret to launch Edinburgh Castle. Elizabeth from ground Waving good-bye to Margaret

    LAUNCHINGS Princess Margaret launches "Edinburgh Castle" In Belfast Margaret is presented with bunch of roses - gives one to boy who presents them. Makes speech and launches ship - very good panning shot as ship goes into water

    LONDON AIRPORT Starting point for Margaret's journey to Northern Ireland to launch Edinburgh Castle. Princess Elizabeth arrives with her in car to bid her goodbye. Launches Ship Seen leaving in plane

    PRINCESS MARGARET Arriving at London Airport by car with Elizabeth. who bid her good-bye. Margaret flies to Belfast to launch the Edinburgh Castle alone. Good speech by her.

    Princess Margaret (Rose), Countess of Snowden; Royalty; Ceremonies - Launchings; Ships and Boats

    christening, postwar, peacetime, post-war, launching, Elizabeth II
    Background: Princess Elizabeth sees her sister off at London Airport as Princess Margaret embarks on her first solo trip, unaccompanied by any other members of the Royal Family, to Northern Ireland to launch the 28,000-ton ocean liner, Edinburgh Castle

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABNW1BL9N2A3Y2LA4WM1A3U5XG
    Media URN:
    VLVABNW1BL9N2A3Y2LA4WM1A3U5XG
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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