• Short Summary

    Footage of Prince Philip and Queen Elizabeth II preparing to fly-out to India. London.

  • Description

    Technicolor.

    Queen begins tour to India. London Airport.

    M/S Queen Elizabeth II, escorted by officials walking out of the VIP lounge at London Airport, she is followed by the Queen Mother and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) who are in turn followed by Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones (Lord Snowdon). M/S Pan, Prince Philip, Princess Margaret and Mr. Armstrong-Jones walking past camera. L/S Prince Philip and Mr. Armstrong-Jones bringing up the rear and party enter aircraft. Lord Alex Douglas-Homme with the Prime Minister Harold Macmillan at base of steps to aircraft with Royal family.

    M/S Queen Mother leading the party out of the aircraft, she is followed by Princess Margaret and Mr. Armstrong-Jones, the Queen and Duke emerge and stand in the doorway, while the others walk out of picture. M/S Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Mr. Armstrong-Jones looking back at the aircraft from the tarmac, they turn and begin to walk back to the lounge. C/U Princess Margaret and Mr Armstrong-Jones walking past camera. L/S of Prince Philip and the Queen waving from steps of plane. L/S of Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Anthony Armstrong-Jones waving. L/S of the plane speeding down runway.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1708.01
    Media URN:
    53073
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/01/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:18:00 / 01:01:57:00
    Canister:
    61/7

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