• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth visits St. Dunstan's centre for blind people. Ovingdean, Sussex.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    The Queen at St. Dunstan's centre. Ovingdean, Sussex.

    MS Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) arriving at St. Dunstan's centre. She is seen with Lord Leconsfield and another man. Pan up to nurses looking out of an upper storey window. Various shots of the Queen walking round the workshops and chatting to the blind workmen. Sir N. Pearson and Sir Ian Fraser seen in background. MS the Queen leaving accompanied by a woman official. MS Queen's car drawing up outside the building, pan up to name St. Dunstan's over the entrance.

    MS Queen alighting and being greeted by Lord Leconsfield. CU as she is introduced to some of the blind by Sir Ian Fraser. CU pan from Queen to handless, deaf and blind man operating a typewriter. CU repeat shot showing man typing with hooks which replace his hands. MS Queen and Fraser looking out of window. Various shots of Queen with blind weaver.

    LS general view (exterior) of St. Dunstan's. MS Queen's car driving through waving crowds lining the street. MS Queen being introduced to blind people by Sir Ian Fraser. Various shots of the Queen in the Braille and typing room. MS looking from window. Various shots in the weaving room. LS Queen walking outside the building. Various shots in workshop, chatting and shaking hands with blind workers. CU exterior view of corner of building showing name.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:25:00 / 02:03:35:00
    UN 1901 B

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