• Short Summary

    The royal family greet King Mahendra of Nepal and his family on their arrival at Victoria station.

  • Description

    Item title reads - King of Nepal State visit.

    London.

    L/S Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, accompanied by other members of the Royal family, walking onto the platform of Victoria Station. M/S Anthony Armstrong-Jones standing on platform with Princess Alexandra. M/S as train pulls in. M/S as Queen and Duke walk forward. M/S King Mahendra of Nepal stepping out of carriage, he shakes hands with the Queen who introduces him to the Duke then shakes hands with Queen Ratna Devi. M/S Duke shaking hands with Queen Ratna. Queen Elizabeth shakes hands with Crown Prince of Nepal.

    Various shots as the two royal families greet each other, they include Princess Margaret and Duchess of Gloucester. Various shots as they all walk out of the station. Various shots as royal carriages drive away to Buckingham palace. M/S Crown Prince, Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Ratna, King Mahendra and Queen Elizabeth in palace forecourt. C/U King Mahendra standing with Queen Elizabeth.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1720.34
    Media URN:
    53432
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/10/1960
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:01:00 / 01:54:40:00
    Canister:
    60/85

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