• Short Summary

    Welsh National Eisteddfod and Princess Elizabeth at Carmarthen.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Wales. Welsh National Eisteddfod.

    LS General view of the gathering of the bards in their long white robes, at the Gorsedd Circle. The ceremony begins with a trumpet call. The arch Druid them speaks (nat sound). MS Cut in shot of spectators. Children are seated on parents shoulders. MS the ceremonial horn of plenty is borne to the throne of the Arch Druid to the accompaniment of harps. A woman in long robe, carries the horn and delivers a speech in Welsh as she gives it to the Arch Druid.(nat sound). CU Cut in shots of men watching the ceremony. MS Bill Jordan operating a camera on top of truck panning to the Eisteddfod choir singing (nat sound).


    Carmarthen. Princess Elizabeth at Royal Welsh Agricultural show.

    LS Elevated shot of the show in Wales. CU Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) receives the scroll of welcome from the Lord Mayor John Jenkins. LS Entrance gate to show the name over the top. CU Elizabeth inspecting a guard of honour of army cadets. CU Special police struggling to keep crowds back. MS Princess Elizabeth, Tom Williams (Minister of Agriculture) and Lord Dynevor (Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthen) walking along. CU Elizabeth chatting to Land girls. MS Back view of her presenting a cup to a farmer.

    Possibly connected with 47/64 - MD.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:56:00 / 01:45:28:00
    UNSO Reel 010 I

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