• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip pay a visit to USS 'Des Moines' in Malta Harbour.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Princess Visits Little USA In Malta".

    Malta.

    LV Royal launch making it's way across harbour to the USS 'Des Moines'. SV From launch, stern of American warship USS Des Moines. LV Top view of Royal Launch coming in.

    MV Toward Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), accompanies by Vice Admiral John Ballentine walking along deck towards, followed by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and another, they stop and look cross deck.

    SV Elizabeth, Philip and Ballentine looking at helicopter landing.

    SV Ballentine and Princess looking into cockpit of helicopter, Philip escorted by officer, appears from behind nose of helicopter.

    LV Elizabeth's standard flying from masthead

    CU Back view Philip shaking hands with Ballentine. He then shakes hands with Princess. Pan as Philip walks down companionway to launch.

    SV Princess dancing with Lady Pamela Mountbatten.

    SV Duke goes over to Princess, joins in ring, They dance round to end of dance.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1427.31
    Media URN:
    46539
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/12/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:39:00 / 01:46:11:00
    Canister:
    49/99

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