• Short Summary

    Young King Feisal visits Dover, a Chicago girl plays Brahms and Sunninghill Park burns down.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "People In Camera".

    Dover, Kent. Young King Feisal pays a visit to the royal navy.

    MS the Destroyer "HMS Bicester" arriving at Dover with boy King Feisal of Iraq on board. LS White Cliffs of Dover. CU the Bicester. MS Feisal descending the ships ladder, backwards. MS as he walks off the gangplank, with his uncle the Regent, naval ratings pipe him off. MS a marine guard of honour presenting arms. Feisal conducted inspection.

    Intertitle reads: "Chicago". Illinois, United States of America (USA). 3 year old Margaret Harris, a little African American girl, plays Brahms lullaby.

    CU Margaret Harris, with her parents and holding a white doll. MS CU seated at piano, playing Brahms lullaby (nat sound). CU her fingers moving over the keys.

    Intertitle reads: "Princess's Home Burns". The new home of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh burns down in mysterious fire.

    MS General exterior view of part of Sunninghill Park, near Ascot, Berkshire after the fire. CU Various shots of the gutted rooms and staircase. MS Police investigators searching among the ruins and surveying the scene.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1191.07
    Media URN:
    41231
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:46:00 / 01:12:15:00
    Canister:
    47/71

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