Colour footage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip in Rome, Italy.
Unissued / Unused material.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in Rome, Italy.
Various shots as Queen's car followed by motorcade drives through St Peter's Square and enters Vatican City. LS Guard of Honour assembled in the Square.
LS BEA Comet on tarmac with officials etc. leaving and walking up ramp to airport building. LS Comet moving across runway, people in foreground wave. MS people walking down ramp to tarmac including members of church. CU Queen and Duke accompanied by airport officials etc., as they come down ramp from airport building. LS Guard of Honour at Vatican. Good shots of onlookers.
Various shots St Peter's Square. LS's as motorcade leaves Vatican and Queen's car passes camera. Various shots as huge crowds disperse. LS's Queen with President Giovanni Gronchi, they review Guard of Honour. Informal shots of Queen and Duke as they bid goodbye to Gronchi and his wife. LS Queen and Duke in back of open car as they leave building, pan with motorcade as it proceeds along street.
LS clock surrounded by bells and statue of the Virgin on Vatican roof. LS's Union Jacks flying from windows of house. Various CU's of photographs displayed in shop windows of Queen and Duke. Various shots as Queen and Duke bid goodbye to many people on tarmac and go up aircraft steps. MS people waiting on tarmac. Various shots as Queen and Duke leave airport building and bid goodbye to people on tarmac then enter aircraft. CU control tower of airport. MS Union Jack flying. MS Queen walking down ramp and across tarmac. LS of them surrounded by people.
Cataloguer's note: Colour item.