• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit Paris.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ELIZABETH IN PARIS".

    Paris, France.

    Travel shot, Princess Elizabeth's car driving up Champs Elysee. Arc de Triomphe in background. Travel shot past cheering crowds. Royal car driving into courtyard of Elysee Palace. Close up shot of Guard of Honour. Side view Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, being greeted on steps and into Palace. Princess with Madame Auriol and Duke with President of France Vincent Auriol. Several shots of four of them chatting.

    Ceremony outside Galleira Museum where Princess opens exhibition 'British Life in Paris through Eighth Centuries'. Small children applauding. Side view, pan, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip being greeted by Georges Bidault. Close up shot of French woman looking through small binoculars. Crowds watching ceremony and Princess Elizabeth speaking. Princess speaking in French (natural sound) and then is congratulated by Georges Bidault.

    Pan down Eiffel Tower to Royal couple boarding launch named 'Princess Elizabeth'. Close up shot of name 'Princess Elizabeth' on stern of launch. Close up shot of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip in launch - both smiling. Launch moving along Seine. Top shot, launch going under bridge. Top view, people rushing across bridge. Top view, pan with launch along Seine.

    Crowds at Longchamps Race Course. Princess waving from Royal stand. Horses and jockeys parading, crowds watching. Top view, Prince Philip looking through binoculars. Pan, race in progress. Top view, Prince Philip looking through binoculars. Pan, finish of race. Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip in Royal stand - Princess waving.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1430.20
    Media URN:
    46598
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:27:00 / 01:30:59:00
    Canister:
    48/41

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