• Short Summary

    Royal family complete their tour of the Western Isles and arrive in Edinburgh for the Festival.

  • Description

    Scotland, Various.

    GV. Royal Yacht Britannia laying off shore at Stornaway. SV. Princess Anne and Prince Charles accompanied by two sailors watching from the deck of Britannia. SV. Queen Elizabeth II stepping down the gangway at Stornaway followed by Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Margaret. She shakes hands with the Lord Lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty. SV. Royal children watching from deck of Britannia. SV. Towards and pan, car with Prince Philip driving and Queen sitting alongside, driving away from the jetty. Pan to back view.
    SV. Line of fisher-girls at the herring curing station waving as the Royal party arrive. SV. Queen and Duke with fishermen. Fisherman explaining the curing of fish etc., and holds fish in his hand, & SCU. CU. Pan, herring girls. SV. Towards, Queen turns and waves to them. CU. Herring girls waving.

    GV. The Tiumpan Head lighthouse. SV. Pan, Prince Charles dressed in kilt with Princess Anne walking to inspect the lighthouse. SV. Back view, Princess Margaret with Princess Anne and Prince Charles walking into the lighthouse. AS. Queen with the children on balcony at the top of the lighthouse. SV. Queen, Duke, Princess Margaret and the children after inspecting the lighthouse - Prince Charles tries to explain to the Queen what he has seen. SV. Royal party talking to officials. SV. Towards and pan to back view, Duke driving car with the Queen alongside and the children sitting in the back.

    GV. Street scene at night, Edinburgh with Castle in background. AS. Illuminated Edinburgh Castle at night.

    SV. Daytime - Queen followed by the Duke and Princess Margaret coming down gangway steps ashore and is greeted by a small girl holding a bouquet. She hands the bouquet to the Queen. SV. Princess Anne watching proceedings from Britannia, closely watched by sailor. SV. Lines of Baton Bearers (top hats and black coats) forming Guard of Honour at quayside. SV. Prince Charles watching from deck of Britannia, also closely watched by sailor. SV. Queen, Duke, Princess Margaret and another dignitaries walking away from quayside. GV. Royal car arriving in Princess Street, Edinburgh. SV. Crowd watching. SV. Queen and Duke standing on dais watching the march past of the 150 Royal pipers. GV. Pipers marching by, followed by the drums. SCU. Queen and Duke watching. LV. Pipers marching along. LV. Back of the pipers procession going away up Princess Street.

    (Rota Lavender & Neg.) (Orig "K")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:35:00 / 01:32:56:00

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