• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth Special on the birth of Prince Charles.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "PATHE SPECIAL - KING BECOMES GRANDFATHER".

    Several shots of Tower of London. Canons fire to announce the birth of Prince Charles. Several shots of the newspaper presses at work with freshly printed news. Long shot of Buckingham Palace with crowd at gates. Several close up shots of elderly women standing at gates of Palace.

    Sir William Gilliatt, President of Royal College of Obstetricians and Princess Elizabeth's doctor, walking out of doorway of the Royal College of Obstetricians. Close up shot of Sir William Gilliatt standing on doorway. Pan, Sir William walking down steps and entering car.

    Close up shot of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, wearing Naval uniform, sitting in classroom taking notes. Library shots of King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Princess Margaret on the day when she first met Prince Philip. Crowd looking on. Prince Philip helps Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret with coats. Various library shots showing Princess Elizabeth as a child, a young woman and with Prince Philip walking around the garden.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1442.10
    Media URN:
    47152
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:31:00 / 01:14:30:00
    Canister:
    48/92

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