• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth unveils new Maltese War Memorial and visits new hospital.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Princess Honours Malta's War Dead".

    St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral, Malta.

    LV Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and the Governor of Malta (Sir Gerald Creasey) followed by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and officials walking past memorial.

    MV Duke of Edinburgh and officials pan up to memorial draped with Union Jack.

    SV Earl Mountbatten (Lord Louis) speaking to Sir John Power, C-in-C Mediterranean.

    SV Reverend Michael Gonzi, Bishop of Malta.

    LV Princess Elizabeth and Governor of Malta at foot of memorial.

    MV Elizabeth unveiling tablet. CU Tablet - "Let me assure you that I am fully conscious of the important and patriotic part that Malta has played during these years of warfare. King George V." LV War memorial.

    LV new King George V hospital on grand harbour.

    MV Princess walking in children's ward. She stops to look at child.

    SV Princess walking towards next patient.

    MV Princess looking at small boy in cot pan to cot. CU Small child in cot.

    MV Mrs Jennie Harvie holding twin baby girls. MV Princess chatting to Mrs Harvie and pointing to each child in turn.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1427.32
    Media URN:
    46540
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:35:00 / 01:47:53:00
    Canister:
    49/100

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