Queen Juliana attends banquet at the Guildhall in London.
City honour Queen Juliana. London.
L/S Queen Juliana arriving at the Dutch Reform Church, Austin Friars, and being received by officials and presentation of bouquet by Dutch girl. M/S Towards and pan, Queen Juliana arriving on dais. L/S President J.L.Roell showing Queen Juliana foundation stone. M/S Queen Juliana and officials standing on a rostrum in front of foundation stone. (Commencement of the singing "Mijn Nederland"). C/U Juliana singing. L/S Queen Juliana and others singing. M/S Juliana being presented to Dutch officials. C/U Queen Juliana talking to Dutch official. L/S Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard arriving at Claridges. C/U Pan, Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard walking upstairs. Also arriving are Clement Attlee and his wife and Conservative Party leader Winston Churchill and his wife. M/S The Recorder handing over scroll of welcome to the Lord Mayor who in turn presents it to Queen Juliana. L/S Juliana speaking, and M/S Juliana speaking.
M/S Queen Juliana hands over her address to the Lord Mayor and shakes hands, amid applause. M/S Pan, Lord Mayor of London with Queen walking down steps and leaving the library followed by Prince Bernhard (Amid applause). M/S pan, of tables to Lord Mayor giving toast to Queen and Prince Bernhard. (Natural sound). C/U Queen Juliana toasting Lord Mayor's glass and Juliana drinks. Natural sound: Queen Juliana's speech: "We thank you for your kind words of welcome. The tides of friendship and goodwill between the City of London and the Netherlands go far back down the centuries." M/S "The City of London has suffered deep and grievous wounds, it shook on its foundations, it staggered but did not fall. London was not conquered." M/S "May the City of London remain in centuries to come as it was in the past the heart of a great, strong and valiant nation, a shining example of fortitude and public spirit to the rest of the world."
M/S Queen Juliana hands over her address to the Lord Mayor and shakes hands, amid applause. C/U of Prince Bernhard. M/S pan, Lord Mayor of London with Queen walking down steps and leaving the library followed by Prince Bernhard. L/S interior of banqueting hall, Guildhall, procession entering amid fanfare of trumpets. M/S procession winding its way past fanfare of trumpets. L/S of the banqueting hall. Prince Bernhard seated at table. C/U of the Duke of Gloucester (Prince Henry). M/S of the Prime Minister Clement Attlee and his wife. Pan to tables to Lord Mayor giving toast to Queen and Prince Bernhard (natural sound). C/U of Queen Juliana toasting Lord Mayors glass and drinking.