• Short Summary

    A Scottish town has a great ceremony to honour an ancient citizen who went to Australia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Largs Crowns Its Brisbane Queen"

    Largs, Ayrshire, Scotland. Town holds ceremony in honouring ancient citizen who founded town in Australia.

    LV Towards pipers heading Queen's procession to The Barrfields football ground. SV Pipe band. Queen's coach following. SV Towards Queen's coach. SV Two women looking from window. SV Queen's coach. LV crowd in The Barrfields football ground. SV Halberdiers walking through archway to throne. SV Queen's champion on horseback. SV Towards ladies-in-waiting walking towards throne. SV Halberdier. LV Towards Queen, Elizabeth Dobie, and first Lord-in-Waiting walking underneath arch of flowers held by ladies-in-waiting. CU Lady-in-waiting. CU Lady- in-waiting. MV Towards and pan Queen escorted by First Lord-in-waiting walking towards throne. CU Lady-in-waiting. SV Mrs Ward Brown, wife of Provost crowning Queen. CU Queen sits down on throne. SV Queen on throne holding sceptre. SV Back view Provost Brown being presented to Queen. SV Over Queen's shoulder baillie being presented to Queen. CU. Provost looking on. SV Over Queen's shoulder second baillie being presented to Queen. LV Queen and retinue on dais. SV Provost and others looking on. MV Towards Queen walking down steps of dais. CU Pan Queen walking along.

    Special Item for Scotland.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1419.20
    Media URN:
    46226
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:07:00 / 01:28:38:00
    Canister:
    49/60 (Scotland)

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