• Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit the building site for the Festival of Britain.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Festival Site Has Royal Inspection".

    Festival of Britain site, South Bank, London. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit the building site for the Festival of Britain.

    LV Building site for the Festival of Britain and Royal Festival Hall. SV King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) being greeted by official. LV Scaffolding on site. LV Royal party looking at site. SV Officials pointing out site to Queen. LS of building - recognisable as RFH. CU Pan Queen walking past smiling. SV King signing visitor's book. MV workmen looking on. SV Royal party walking towards. CU King talking to officials. LV crowds watching. SV King and Queen talking to workmen on site. Side view royal party walking through site. VS of building site as rain starts. LV Royal party walking towards bridge for shelter during rain storm. CU Queen standing, holding umbrella up, then shuts umbrella. GV Royal party leaving site.

    (Orig.Neg.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1464.19
    Media URN:
    47759
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:01:00 / 01:24:10:00
    Canister:
    50/36

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