• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II installs Earl Louis Mountbatten as Governor of the Isle of Wight.

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    Item title reads - New post for Mountbatten.

    Queen installs Earl Louis Mountbatten as Governor of the Isle of Wight.

    Various shots of the royal barge nearing Newport Quay. M/S of the barge coming alongside the quay. M/S as Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, come ashore and are met by The Lord Lieutenant of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, Lord Ashburton. L/S crowds watching. Various shots Queen and Mayor in procession through streets of Newport, she waves.

    L/S and M/S Osborne House. Interior M/S ornate room and furniture. M/S and C/U miniature portraits of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert on table. M/S Queen looking around Billiards room. Pan across countryside to Carisbrooke Castle. M/S Carisbrooke Castle. L/S trumpeters on steps sounding fanfare, pan down to show Queen's car arriving. M/S Queen stepping out of car and being greeted by Earl Louis Mountbatten. M/S Guard of Honour. M/S Queen inspecting Guard of Honour followed by Earl Mountbatten. M/S as she escorts the Queen to her seat, she sits down. M/S soldiers on the Ramparts. M/S as Mr Baines hands Queen the scroll. M/S onlookers. M/S Earl Mountbatten speaking, pan to the Queen. L/S Mountbatten reading from scroll, pan to Queen smiling.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:21:00 / 01:56:07:00

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