King George VI and Queen Elizabeth with RAF at Cranwell College. Lincolnshire.
Unissued / Unused material.
King and Queen at Cranwell. Lincolnshire.
L/S the royal saluting base and flag-staff, pan down to cadets presenting arms, a band plays National Anthem off-screen. M/S King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret walking on parade ground. M/S royal party leaving entrance to Cranwell College. M/S royal party with RAF (Royal Air Force) officers on parade ground. M/S as they inspect a RAF falcon used to scare other birds off the airfield runways. C/U falcon.
M/S's King and Queen talking with airmen's families. M/S's royal party's cars entering the main gates of Cranwell College, they alight and greet waiting officer. Various shots royal party walking between Guard of Honour. M/S party mounting saluting base pan up to RAF ensign flying from flag-staff. C/U children waiting with flowers. M/S royal party walking by crowds. M/S's Queen receiving flowers from young girl. M/S young children in crowd holding flags. M/S royal party, pan to flag waving crowd.
Cataloguer's note: cuts for story 'RAF Receives King's Colours' in 48/56 on *PM1432*.