• Short Summary

    THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, WHO IS VISITING MEXICO, WAS THE LUNCHEON GUEST ON THURSDAY OF MEXICAN PRESIDENT ADOLFO LOPEZ MATEOS AT THE NATIONAL PALACE IN MEXICO CITY.

  • Description

    1.
    CU "GOD SAVE THE QUEEN" PLAYED, DUKE AND GUESTS STAND (SOF)
    0.48

    2.
    GV NATIONAL PALACE (2 SHOTS)
    0.54

    3.
    SV TABLE WITH SCULPTURE FIGURE
    0.57

    4.
    CU PAN SCULPTURE
    1.02

    5.
    LV PRESIDENT LOPEZ MATEOS SPEAKING (SPANISH SOF)
    1.26

    6.
    LV DUKE SPEAKS (ENGLISH SOF)
    1.47

    7.
    LV DUKE PROPOSES TOAST (SPANISH SOF)
    2.05


    TRANSCRIPT: "I SHOULD LIKE TO THANK YOU ALL VERY MUCH FOR YOUR KIND WORDS ABOUT BRITAIN. AS YOU PROBABLY KNOW THE QUEEN HAS HAD TO RETURN TO BRITAIN OWING TO THE RECENT GENERAL ELECTION, BUT BEFORE LEAVING CANADA SHE ASKED ME TO BRING TO YOU, MR. PRESIDENT AND TO ALL THE PEOPLE OF MEXICO, HER VERY WARMEST GOOD WISHES."



    HE CONCLUDED HIS REMARKS BY PROPOSING A TOAST IN SPANISH.




    Initials DR/V/MR/BB



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, WHO IS VISITING MEXICO, WAS THE LUNCHEON GUEST ON THURSDAY OF MEXICAN PRESIDENT ADOLFO LOPEZ MATEOS AT THE NATIONAL PALACE IN MEXICO CITY.

    BEFORE LUNCH THE DUKE PARTICIPATED IN WREATH-LAYING CEREMONIES AT THE CITY'S MONUMENT OF INDEPENDENCE, WHERE HE STOOD TO ATTENTION WHILE A MEXICAN MILITARY BAND PLAYED "GOD SAVE THE QUEEN."
    THEN, AT THE NATIONAL PALACE, THE DUKE AND PRESIDENT LOPEZ MATEOS EXCHANGED DECORATIONS, THE PRINCE PRESENTING THE PRESIDENT WITH THE ORDER OF THE KNIGHT OF THE GRAND CROSS, WHILE THE PRESIDENT GAVE THE PRINCE THE AZTEC EAGLE AWARD. ON A TABLE NEARBY WAS A SCULPTURE BY HENRY MOORE WHICH THE PRINCE GAVE PRESIDENT LOPEZ MATEOS.

    IN A SPEECH AFTER LUNCH, THE DUKE THANKED THE PRESIDENT FOR THE HOSPITALITY OF THE MEXICAN PEOPLE:
    AFTER HIS VISIT TO MEXICO CITY, THE DUKE TRAVELS TO GUADALAJARA AND THEN TO ACAPULCO WHERE THE ROYAL YACHT "BRITANNIA" WILL PICK HIM UP.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEJF43VNLXBIAOCNE5WLZGKN9P
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJF43VNLXBIAOCNE5WLZGKN9P
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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