• Short Summary

    The Queen, Prince Philip and Queen Mother seeing Princess Margaret off to Caribbean.

  • Description

    London Airport.

    B.O.A.C. Canopus aircraft at London Airport. SV. & SCV. Queen, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret walking to aircraft. LV. The airport Commandant, Sir John D'Albiac, escorts Queen Elizabeth II to the aircraft. Zoom shot of them walking to aircraft, starting close on Queen, back to LV. zoom to Princess Margaret. GV. Royal party walking to aircraft. Princess Margaret and Queen Mother are escorted by B.O.A.C. Chairman, Sir Miles Thomas and the Minister of Civil Aviation, Mr Boyd Carpenter. SV. Crowds. SLV. Queen Mother walking up steps of aircraft. Zoom, Princess Margaret shaking hands with officials at bottom of steps. Princess Margaret walking up steps of aircraft. GV. Crowds. LV. Aircraft. CU. Royal Standard on Canopus. Zoom shot in close as Queen leaves aircraft, back as Queen Mother and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) leave. In and out as they reach bottom of steps. Zoom shot, Close on Princess Margaret at door of aircraft waving goodbye. Zoom to CU. Royal party waving goodbye. GV. Canopus taking off, pan with it. SLV. Royal party waving.

    (Comb.Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    503.04
    Media URN:
    30425
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:02:00 / 01:07:33:00
    Canister:
    55/10

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