• Short Summary

    A retrospective on the life of Princess Elizabeth on the occasion of her 18th birthday.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Many happy returns.

    Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) turns 18.

    Various shots of Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret horse riding in a park. They come to a stop and King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) come over and pat the horses. She leans down and talks to her father.

    M/S flashback to 1937 and the royal family on the balcony at Buckingham Palace in their regalia after Coronation ceremony. M/S of the Princesses in Girl Guide uniforms in 1938 as they attend ceremony at Windsor with rest of royal family. M/S of the two Princesses at King's camp gathering in 1939. Various shots as Princess Elizabeth and the King inspect the Brigade of Guards at Windsor in 1942. Various shots of the royal family in Norfolk, they walk in the country and ride bicycles. Various good shots of Princess Elizabeth and her ponies.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1356.06
    Media URN:
    44620
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/04/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:59:00 / 01:17:43:00
    Canister:
    44/32

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