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  • Short Summary

    Good footage of Queen Mary visiting Falkland Palace as crowds look on.

  • Description

    Queen at Falkland Palace, Scotland (?).

    Shots not necessarily in sequence. Excellent quality shots of crowds. Opens w/ shot Queen Mary posing with group of people in 2 rows in front of wall of ruined castle. Pan left on group. GV people walking about outside palace walls. Spectators in FG; facing away looking at Royals etc. walking through arch in stone wall.

    Then; shot of people gathered along drive w/ palace in BG; Pan left; some people run along; others wave as Queen's car drives past. Pan over crowd - very clear picture - faces of everyday middle and working-class people of all ages in crowd.

    Arrival of smiling Queen; she is helped out of car by man who bows to her; then a woman in white w/ fur piece curtsies; a little girl presents bouquet and curtsies. Arch; as Queen and the woman in white; who seems to be acting as hostess; walk through. CU Queen w/ this woman and young boy; others stand around; old man comes up and bows. People walking away.

    Low angle shot looking up at turrets of Palace where we see the Queen walking by. Another wall of Palace; pan down to crowd. High angle shot of crowd; Queen outside meeting more people and about to get into her car. DS - LS crowd; those in BG waving as car drives past.

    Antiquities; architecture. Royalty.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1924.40
    Media URN:
    73430
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:06:00 / 01:59:03:00
    Canister:
    ON 152 I

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