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Trafalgar Square, England: T.V.
King's open landau through Trafalgar Square. S.T.V. Ditto. Whole story under
POLITICAL: FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN.
Temple Bar, England:
G.V. Lifeguards down Fleet Street towards Temple Bar. S.V. People on balconies.
L.V. King's landau stops at Temple Bar. S.V. Lord Mayor, Ald. Denys Lowson,
presents sword to King. L.V. Pan King's landau away from Temple Bar. S.V. Pan
Ditto. T.V. Royal Landau and procession up Ludgate Hill towards St. Paul's
ENGLAND: HIS MAJESTY OPENS FESTIVAL OF
BRITAIN. King and Queen, with other members of Royal Family, drive in State from
Buckingham Palace to St. Paul's, to attend dedication service of Festival of
Britain. From steps of Cathedral, His Majesty afterwards makes inaugural speech.
Tower Bridge, England Shot Gunfire at Tower Bridge. Two more shots Ditto.
ENGLAND: HIS MAJESTY OPENS FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN. King
and Queen, with other members of Royal Family, drive in State from Buckingham
Palace to St. Paul's, to attend dedication service of Festival of Britain. From
steps of Cathedral His Majesty afterwards makes inaugural speech. Sub-Title.
Royal Family Tour Exhibition. Next day Their Majesties and Royal Party inspect
Exhibition at South Bank where Prime Minister, Cabinet colleagues and Mr.
Churchill bid them welcome. Fourteen-thousand members of the public are on site
during Royal visit. South Bank, England G.V. Looking across river at site.
G.V. King and Queen out of car, Margaret standing beside it. S.V. Ditto and
standing during National Anthem. S.T.V. Ditto. G.V. Standing during National
Anthem. S.V. Ditto and walk away. S.V. King, Queen and Margaret walking past
crowd. G.V. King and Queen walking through crowds in Exhibition. Angle View
G.T.V. Royal Party walking towards, troops
who built Bailey Bridge lined up. S.T.V. King shaking hands with officer. L.V.
King inspecting troops lined up. F.V. Queen Mary seated in wheel-chair watching
King inspecting troops. Queen Elizabeth and two Gloucester children with her.
F.V. Skylon. S.V. Royal party walking along, Royal children looking skywards.
C.U. Pan Queen Mary being wheeled in chair. G.V. Royal Party walking towards
Dome of Discovery. C.U. Churchill waiting at entrance to Dome. S.V. King shaking
hands with Attlee and Churchill. G.V. Pan Down interior of Dome. S.T.V. King and
Queen step onto escalator. L.V. Escalator taking Royal party to top. C.U. Queen,
Margaret and Gloucester children looking over balcony. S.T.V. Giant telescope.
C.U. Ditto. C.U. Churchill down escalator and stepping off. S.T.V. Princess
Elizabeth coming down on escalator followed by Duke of Edinburgh, who has his
legs crossed on stair. V. Fountains spraying in front of Dome of Discovery. S.V.
Margaret and Elizabeth on balcony, Philip behind them. G.V. Fountains spraying,
engine in foreground. S.T.V. Royal Party walk to look at engine wheel. C.U. King
and Queen looking at very big engine wheel. L.V. Royal Party walking along in
rain, Queen Mary in wheelchair with umbrella held over her. S.V. King and Queen
walk and turn around in front of camera, accompanied by Mr. Gerald Barry. C.U.
King talking to man prior to leaving. S.V. King shaking hands with Morrison.
S.V. Queen Mary standing up and saying goodbye to Margaret, and patting her on
back. L.V. Cars leaving Exhibition.
MAJESTY OPENS FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN. King and Queen, with other members of Royal
Family, drive in State from Buckingham Palace to St. Paul's, to attend
dedication service of Festival of Britain. From steps of Cathedral His Majesty
afterwards makes inaugural speech. St. Paul's, England Pan Shot The king's
open landau turns the corner into St. Paul's Courtyard. T.V. Crowd push. L.V.
Landau draws up to St. Paul's Cathedral. S.V. Their Majesties out of landau at
steps of St. Paul's, Princess Margaret follows. L.V. King up Cathedral steps.
S.C.U. King shakes hands with Morrison and other Ministers. S.V. Queen,
Elizabeth and Philip shakes hands with Ministers on steps. Lord Mayor in front.
L.V. Their Majesties up steps followed by Elizabeth and Margaret. At top they
shake hands with Dean. Angle Shot Spires and Dome of St. Dean. Angle Shot Spires
and Dome of St. Paul's Cathedral. G.V. Int. "Still" of service. G.V. Ditto. L.V.
Fanfare outside Pan to Lord Mayor preceding King towards dais. S.V. Lifeguards
at back. G.V. King on dais prior to speech. S.V. King speaks. (Nat.Sd.) S.V.
Queen Elizabeth, and Queen Mary listening, Elizabeth also in picture. S.V. King
speaks. (Nat.Sd.) S.V. Pan Attlee and Churchill among other ministers. S.V.
Ministers, including Morrison, and lifeguards listen, S.C.U. Elizabeth, Margaret
& Philip Pan to Duke and Duchess of Gloucester & children, Duchess of Kent, Lord
and Lady Mountbatten and Princess Royal. L.V. King speaks. S.C.U. Buglers
playing fanfare. G.V. Ditto. S.T.V. Crowd. S.V. Mayor shakes hands with King and
Queen. L.V. Their Majesties into landau. S.V.Towards and C.U. Carriage away from
St. Paul's. L.V. Pan Down People on building to Royal procession below. T.V.
Royal landau Pan to procession leaving St. Paul's.
S.V. King speaks.
"One hundred years ago Queen Victoria opened the Great Exhibition in
"This festival of Britain has been
planned like its great predecessor as a visible sign of national achievement and
"Let us then give humble thanks to
Almighty God for the beauty and knowledge which He has bestowed on us, and for
the greatness of our national inheritance. And let us pray that by God's good
grace the vast range of modern knowledge which is here shown may be turned from
destructive to peaceful ends, so that all people as this century goes on may be
lifted to greater happiness."
"I declare the Festival
of Britain open and wish it universal success."
ENGLAND: HIS MAJESTY OPENS FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN. King and Queen, with other
members of Royal Family, drive in State from Buckingham Palace to St. Paul's, to
attend dedication service of Festival of Britain. From steps of Cathedral His
Majesty afterwards makes inaugural speech. Clarence House, England S.V. Prince
Charles and Prince Richard waving from wall of Clarence House.
GOOD SCENES. S. V. Prince Charles and Prince Richard on wall. S. V.
Both sitting on wall. S. C. U. Both sitting on wall, Charles turned away. S. C.
U. Ditto. S. C. U. Ditto. S. V. Ditto. S. C. U. Charles sitting on wall, Richard
Leaning down. S. C. U. Both sitting. S. C. U. Both standing up. S. C. U. Charles
standing, Richard sitting. S. V. Both waving.
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