• Short Summary

    Good footage of Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh in Venice and Florence. Italy.

  • Description

    Queen goes sight seeing. Italy.

    Several shots of the royal yacht Britannia anchored in the Lagoon of Venice. Numerous shots of colourful yachts and boats in the lagoon. L/S of royal barge. L/S of Queen Elizabeth II being escorted ashore by the mayor. Several shots old buildings including Doge's Palace. Shots of crowds of people. L/Ss of the Queen walking through streets with numerous dignitaries. She is also holding rose. Good L/S of gondoliers on the Grand Canal. the Rialto bridge can be seen in the background.

    L/S of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) on the royal barge on Grand Canal. L/Ss Rialto Bridge and gondoliers. L/S of 1000 year-old church on the small island of Torcello. M/S of the Queen and Duke walking side by side. Various shots of the King and Queen arriving in opened topped car in the Florence. They walk up steps to stately building. Shots of Queen and Duke seated on large thrones on top of steps surrounded by guards in red and white uniforms.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1724.02
    Media URN:
    53531
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/05/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:42:00 / 01:02:34:00
    Canister:
    61/39

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