Various shots of Queen Elizabeth visiting the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead, meeting patients and being cheered along the route
Gateshead-on-Tyne, Newcastle (Gateshead, Tyne and Wear)
LS. Royal car on bridge. MS. Queen and Mayor. MS. Pan Queen entering hospital grounds, greeted by waving crowd. LS. Elevated shot of Royal train arriving at Newcastle, the Queen steps out and meets officials. CU. Pan Queen leaving station. MS. Tracking shot of crowds lining the route waving their handkerchiefs. MS. Queen Elizabeth entering QUEEN ELIZABETH Hospital, Gateshead. Various shots of the Queen in and around the hospital, including visiting a ward; with nurse and child; speaking to a nursing mother and child patients; inspecting nurses. MS. Queen leaving hospital, nurses applaud. MS. Tracking shot of cheering crowds of school children line the route on leaving hospital. MS. Front view Royal car on bridge (possibly the Tyne Bridge ?). CU. Queen remains in the car and receives the Mayor's and others' farewells. (2 shots) MS. Queen leaving. MS. CU. More cheering crowds line the route. CU. Queen with Mayor. CU. Queen talking to confined woman. MS. Queen in hospital grounds. CU. Queen in car leaving hospital. MS. Crowds, pan to passing procession of royal cars. MS. Flag seller in street. CU. Mother, with young child waving flag. CU. Flag waving children. LS. New Hospital. LS. Bridge, royal cars proceeding across. MS. Cheering women. LS. Side view - crowds in the station forecourt. Pan to royal car procession.
Note: Date on original paperwork reads: 25/3/48.