• Short Summary

    Garter ceremony at Windsor, Guildhall luncheon & Foreign Office reception.

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    Windsor and London.


    GV. Garter procession making way towards St. George's Chapel at Windsor. SV. Crowd. SV. Elevated, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) followed by Prince Henry the Duke of Gloucester and King Frederik of Denmark in procession. LV. Elevated, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) followed by Yeoman of the Guard in procession, & SV. SCU. Towards, Service Chiefs, Field Marshall Lord Alanbrooke and Marshall of RAF, Lord Portal, followed by Lord Louis Mountbatten. SCU. Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip in procession, followed by Duke of Gloucester and King Frederik. SCU. King George and Queen Elizabeth. SV. Household Cavalry. GV. Procession entering Chapel, back view.


    LV. State landau carrying King Frederik and Queen Ingrid of Denmark, arriving at Guildhall. SV. Lord and Lady Denys Lowson, Mayor and Mayoress, of London and Princess Elizabeth awaiting for their arrival. SV. Danish flag. LV. Lord Mayor greeting King Frederik and Queen Ingrid, then Lady Mayoress, who hands bouquet to Queen Ingrid. SCU. Stained glass window in Guildhall Library. SV. Elevated, Lord Mayor and Queen Ingrid followed Lady Mayoress and King Frederik, walking towards table at head of hall. LV. Procession walking through alderman and other city dignitaries, pan as they reach table. CU. Oak casket containing address. SV. Princess Elizabeth, Prince Philip and others, looking on. SV. Lord Mayor picks up casket and starts speaking (natural sound): 'Your Majesty, I have very much pleasure in presenting you with this address in this open casket made from the timbers of our own beloved Guildhall'. Lord Mayor hands over the Casket. They shake hands. King places casket on table. CU. Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip looking on. LV. King Frederik standing and preparing to read his address. SV. King Frederik speaking (natural sound): 'My Lord Mayor, it is indeed, a signal honour for Denmark, for the Queen and myself to be received by the Corporation of London in this ancient home of the City rulers. We shall always treasure your generous welcome as one of the great and happy memories of this visit to Britain. We bring you, my Lord Mayor, the best wishes of the Danish people, and thank you once more for receiving us in this ancient Guildhall'. LV. Aldermen applauding. SV. King Frederik acknowledging applause.

    SV. Princess Elizabeth, Prince Philip and Duchess of Kent arriving at Foreign Office reception. SV. Queen Elizabeth and Queen Ingrid arriving, followed by King George and King Frederik and Herbert Morrison, Leader of the House of Commons. SV. Herbert Morrison walks forward and talks to Queen Ingrid, pan to Queen Elizabeth, pan to King George, King Frederik and Queen Ingrid.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:41:00 / 01:55:58:00

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