• Short Summary

    Queen and Prince Philip receive magnificent reception in Kandy.

  • Description

    Kandy, Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

    STV Royal car en route for reception at Kandy. SV crowd. LV Kandian dancers leading procession. SV Royal car and dancers. SV crowd. SV pan, Queen Elizabeth II holding parasol as royal car drives slowly past. SV Kandian chiefs arriving at audience hall for reception. SCU a Kandian chief in ornate costume. GV interior, Kandian chiefs seated. SV Queen shaking hands with Kandian chiefs. SCU Chiefs watching. SV back view, other chiefs meeting the Queen. SCU Chiefs watching. LV Queen receiving Chief address.

    GV Sigiriya rock, at Polonnaruwa. LV Royal party looking at ancient ruins. SV Royal party looking at ancient ruins. Duke of Edinburgh standing away from rest of party closely examining carvings in rock. LV Royal party looking at carving of Buddha. SV huge carving of Buddha. LV Party walking through room. SV pan, Queen and Prince Philip descending steps. LV Kandian dancers in torch light procession. SV pan, Queen and Duke inside the Dalada Maligawa Temple of the Tooth. SV Kandian dancers performing in front of illuminated temple. Angle shot, royal Party watching from balcony of temple. GV elephants and torchbearers passing in front of Temple. SV elephant trumpeting in procession. SV procession.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    152.22
    Media URN:
    29353
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    29/04/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:07:00 / 01:42:43:00
    Canister:
    54/32

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