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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of Princess Margaret visiting a church in Spanish Town, the Royal yacht in Port Royal, and laying a wreath at the war memorial in the King George VI Memorial Park.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Spanish Town and Port Royal, Jamaica

    LS Princess Margaret (daughter of late King George VI and sister of Queen Elizabeth II) in limousine driving into Spanish Town. MS Crowd behind barrier with umbrellas up in the sun. LS Princess Margaret posing for photos outside a building with unidentified person. CU Crowd at the barrier. MS Back view, Princess Margaret on balcony, facing crowds. MS Looking up at girl presenting bouquet to Princess, she waves to the crowd. (2 shots). CU Crowd in sweltering heat at barrier. MS Gateway of a church, the Princess arrives and is greeted by Lord Bishop of Jamaica. LS Empty street with police on edges of crowd. MS Church steeple, pan down to Princess leaving. MS Princess driving away in limousine.

    LS Crowds watching Royal yacht in Port Royal. (Camera jams as barge comes in view). CU War memorial in King George VI Memorial Park. LS Princess's car arriving at the park, she alights. (3 shots). LS Princess Margaret taking wreath from two- ex-servicemen, laying wreath on memorial. LS Royal car. LS Princess Margaret shaking hands with assembled dignitaries at the ceremony. LS A crowd of press photographers. MS Princess listens as Mayor of Kingston addresses crowd from the dais. (2 shots). MS Crowd watching from barrier. MS Princess Margaret looks at tree planted by Queen Elizabeth II last year. (3 shots). MS Royal car drives away. LS Cheering and waving crowds. (3 shots).

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 20/02/1955.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:05:27:00
    UN 2718 C

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