• Short Summary

    The of Edinburgh visits Mexico City.

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    Duke Visits Mexico.

    L/S Mexico City showing sky scrapers. L/S of cathedral. L/S of the Mexico City University. Pan up to gigantic mural. M/S street in old part of the city. M/S of shop windows. M/S Women crossing road. L/Ss of cars coming towards camera. Street scenes. C/U of Mexican girl and man.

    L/S of Horsmen riding past outside ranch. M/S Another horseman. L/S inside the ranch with horseman herding bulls into pen. M/S small boy practising with lasso. M/S Two horsemen. C/U Revolver in holster. C/U revolver in holster. L/S of horsemen trying to pull steer over by it's tail. M/S Another horsemen trying. M/S the horseman pulling up sharp. L/S horseman succeeding in pulling steer over. M/S the horseman stopping in cloud of dust. L/S of horseman riding bucking bronco. C/U of man watching. C/U of old woman with her daughter.

    L/S of the Dukes aircraft landing. L/S of the Guard of Honour on parade at the airport. The plane taxis on the runway. M/S of members of the welcoming committee including President Mateos. M/S of the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) leaving aircraft and being greeted and escorted across the tarmac. L/S of guns being fired. C/U of Duke walking across tarmac. M/S of crowd applauding. M/S of Duke talking to boys of the English School.

    C/U Boys showing surprise when discovered camera. M/S Duke walks past camera. L/S motorcade waving airport. L/S Floodlight theatre. L/Ss Ballet being performed. M/Ss The Duke of chatting to the girls after performance backstage.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:32:00 / 01:12:25:00

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