• Short Summary

    Queen and Duke enjoy their visit to Portugal.

  • Description


    Town Hall, Lisbon.

    GV. Town Hall in Lisbon (this scene has sub-super). SV. Guard of Honour at the Present Arms. SV. Camera pans with the Queen Elizabeth II as she steps from the car outside the Town Hall. She shakes hands with the Mayor before going into lunch, then the Duke is greeted by the Mayor. SCU. Police holding back crowds. SV. The Queen enters the Town Hall followed by the Duke. LV. Motorcycle escort outside the Queluz Palace. AS. The Royal standard flying over the Palace. GV. & SV. Motorcycle escort lined up. GV. Crowds standing underneath umbrellas. SCU. Man in crowd with fur collared coat. GV. Students of the Coimbra University throwing cloaks on the ground, ready for the Royal car to drive over. SCU. Crowd applauding. GV. The Royal car drives over the coats and the Queen is seen in SCU. inside the car.

    Restelo Housing Estate, Lisbon.

    GV. Portuguese people at the Restelo Housing Estate, the camera pans from some of the people to newly built houses. SV. & CU. People selling pictures of the Queen and the Duke, to the crowd. SV. Camera pans slightly across the front of houses which are decorated with tables and red cloths. AS. Small girl waving from balcony. TV. The Royal car driving through the housing estate, it stops and crowds press round it. The car moves off again, people around applauding, men running with banners beside the car. TV. Royal car driving down through estate, followed by crowds of people. TV. People running after car, police trying to keep control of crowds. LV. Masses of people in the housing estate after the Queen has passed through.

    Village of Nazare.

    GV. The fishing village of Nazare - on the beach are bullocks and fishermen. The bullocks are used for hauling in boats. CU. Two bullocks. SV. Village dancers lined up in square. CU. Women dancers. TV. Royal car approaching the village square. In the foreground are two of the fishing boats and the coast line and sea can be seen in the background. SV. Net makers making nets in the boats. SCU. Three small children sitting in the boat, camera pans down showing a dog sitting beside one of the net maker's sandy feet. CU. A woman of the village. TV. Village dancers performing one of their dances, camera pans across them. GV. Camera pans to Royal car as it passes through village. GV. Dancers continue dancing as the Royal car passes in background. SCU. Dance in progress. LV. Crowd rushing across square towards Royal car.

    Opera House, Lisbon.

    AS. Interior of the Opera House showing lighted chandelier. GV. Royal party enter the box and the Queen stands in front with the President of the Republic of Portugal Craveiro Lopez. GV. People looking down from boxes in Opera House. GV. Royal party in their box. The Queen with the President, Duke of Edinburgh and Mme Lopez, they sit down. SCU. The Queen settling herself - the lights go down.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Orig.P & Q.) (Uncut Royal Rota Negs. E.F.G.H.C.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:41:00 / 01:58:07:00

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