• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip meet President Truman in Washington.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Princess In Washington".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    MV Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh descending Capitol Building steps between row of Marines and row of Sailors. (first 7 for super.) CU Elizabeth and Philip descending steps - dome in background. MV Line of movie cameras. SV Pan, Elizabeth and President Harry S Truman walking towards rostrum. SV King's gift of overmantel. MV Truman speaking "We have many distinguished visitors here in this city, but never before have we had such a wonderful young couple that so completely captured the hearts of all of us. We want you to come back again. It has been reported to me that you would like to come back again and bring your lovely children. When you do that, we hope that the restoration of the White House will be finished and you can see this gift installed in its place in the Blue Room. I don't know who the temporary occupants of the White House may be at that time, but you can be sure of this: No matter who they are, you and your family will always be welcome.". CU Overmantel.

    Canadian Embassy.

    LV President's family, President, Bess Truman and Margaret Truman, with Elizabeth and Philip at White House. SV Truman and Elizabeth. CU Elizabeth smiling. SV Philip chatting to Margaret and Mrs Truman. SV Truman and Elizabeth sitting down. CU Elizabeth and Truman smiling.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:12:00 / 01:39:58:00

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