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    Princess Elizabeth unveils plaque and visits memorial hospital on trip to Malta.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Princess Elizabeth visits memorial hospital and unveils plaque. Malta.

    Various shots coast and harbour of Valetta. LS King George V hospital across harbour. MS exterior St. Joseph's church. MS Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) arriving by car at Floriana. LS their car driving through crowds. CU Princess and Duke alighting and being greeted by the Governor of Malta, Sir Gerald Greasey. LS the three walking to dais. Various shots as they inspect the guard of honour. LS party assembled on dais for unveiling ceremony. MS the Princess making speech. MS Princess chatting to woman on dais as Governor Greasey walks forward to microphone. MS Princess and Duke standing on dais. CU Admiral Sir John Power and his wife.

    MS war memorial, pan to Governor and the Princess standing to attention before it. LS Governor and Princess walking away from memorial and back to dais, pan to memorial. CU plaque. LS Princess, Duke and others leaving dais. MS nurses, girl guides and boy scouts lined up. MS naval and ex-servicemen holding banners. MS Princess and Duke entering car and driving off. MS Governor walking along. CU Earl Louis Mountbatten, wife Edwina and daughter Pamela.

    LS royal car driving past builders completing outhouses of King George V hospital at Valetta. MS small girl presenting Princess with bouquet. CU Princess standing with nurse. Lady Mountbatten stands behind with another nurse. CU Mrs Jessie Harvie holding her twin girls. CU Princess chatting to Mrs Harvie. LS Princess entering children's ward. MS Princess walking in grounds with nurse, Lady Mountbatten and others. Exterior Merchant Seamen's Memorial hospital with Union Jack flying from roof. MS Princess and others walking in grounds. CU nurses cheering as she leaves. CU Princess driving off in car. CU Bishop of Malta and another cleric at unveiling ceremony.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:53:00 / 01:21:47:00
    UN 2209 D

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