• Short Summary

    Footage of Queen on royal visit to Rome, Italy.

  • Description

    Queen in Italy.

    L/Ss of the royal yacht 'Britannia' arriving in the docks in Naples. L/Ss of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) coming ashore. They are greeted by the Mayor of Naples. L/S of crowds assembled in the Gregorian Highway in Rome. L/S of the royal train arriving at Ostiense Station. L/S of the Queen and Duke stepping out onto the platform. Shots of the Queen and Duke being driven along the Gregorian Highway. The Queen stands up and waves to crowds as they drive past the Coliseum.

    Various shots of the Duke and Queen at the Victor Emmanuel Memorial. They walk up steps and place wreathe in memory of soldiers who died in the First World War. C/U of the wreath. L/Ss of war graves at the Testaccio Cemetery. The Queen and Duke arrive at the cemetery and place wreath on memorial. More shots of war graves. L/S of royal procession. Several shots of horse jumping competition in progress. Various shots of crowd clapping as the Queen presents the winners trophy to William Ringrose of Ireland. M/S of Ringrose. Various shots of the Queen arriving at the Rome Opera House to see a performance of Verdi's Falstaff. She is accompanied by numerous dignitaries. L/Ss of the Queen standing up in royal box in opera house.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1722.13
    Media URN:
    53476
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/05/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:03:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:57:00 / 01:29:55:00
    Canister:
    61/37

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