• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret visits Girl Guides in Essex, Princess Elizabeth visits Sark.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Princesses Go On Tour".

    Hyland's Park, Nr Chelmsford, Essex. Princess Margaret with Girl Guides.

    GV Girl guides around camp fire. SV Princess Margaret in guide uniform looking at proceedings. MV Pan girls around fire. MV Margaret inspecting camp kitchen pan down to utensils. MV Margaret inspecting guides' tent. SV Margaret inspecting guides' tent and walking away.

    Sark, Channel Islands. Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip visit this tiny Island.

    MV Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) leaving HMS Anson to board MTB (Motor Torpedo Boat). MV Ratings lining HMS Anson as MTB draws away. SV Bridge of MTB. MV MTBs in line. Anson in background. MV MTB ploughing through water pan to bows. SV Another MTB going through water at speed. LV Rocky cliffs of Sark. M.T.B. spray in foreground. MV Towards MTB coming alongside. MV Elizabeth chatting with lady- in-waiting on MTB as it goes through lock. MV Crowd waving from top of lock. MV Elizabeth aided by Duke of Edinburgh and naval officer to clamber ashore. She draws back but Philip and army officer ashore help her to leap off. Elizabeth and Philip shake hands with army officer. Elizabeth and Philip shake hands with army Officer. MV Elizabeth chats with Mrs Hathaway, Dame of Sark before entering carriage. SV Crowd. MV Elizabeth and Philip in carriage drive away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1417.01
    Media URN:
    46154
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1949
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:55:00
    Canister:
    49/52

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