• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth in uniform driving and maintaining army vehicles.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "PRINCESS ELIZABETH 2nd. SUBALTERN".

    Location unknown.

    Panning shot of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) driving an army ambulance past camera. Closer shot of Princess Elizabeth seated in driver's seat whilst travelling.

    King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret grouped with two A.T.S. (Auxiliary Territorial Service) officers.

    Close up shot of Princess Elizabeth doing maintenance on engine of army vehicle. Close up shot of King and Queen looking on whilst Princess works.

    King and Queen smilingly asking Princess Elizabeth whether she has repaired the engine. Nice shot of Princess Elizabeth smiling in front of the vehicle she was working on.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1151.09
    Media URN:
    39905
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/04/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:17:00 / 01:25:16:00
    Canister:
    45/32

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) driving an army ambulance" - it's an Austin K2 ambulance.

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