• Short Summary

    Queen, Duke of Edinburgh and Royal children visit Malta to pay tribute to RAF.

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    General AV 'Britannia' with escort at sea. Nearer air shot, 'Britannia' with escort at sea. SV back view, 'Britannia'. SCU Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh with children on saluting bridge. LV warships firing a salute. SV warships firing. LV destroyer passing the 'Britannia'. SV 'Britannia' going through heavy swell. SV warships ploughing through swell. SV warships ploughing through swell, with 'Britannia' astern. CU Royal family on saluting bridge. SV line of frigates turning. LV 'Britannia' on route to Malta. GV Valetta Harbour. SV pilgrims being landed from S. S. 'Mediterranean'. LV another ship leaving the S. S. 'Mediterranean'. SV pilgrims landing. GV R.A.F. (RAF Royal Air Force) Memorial. SV 'Britannia' entering Valetta Harbour. SCU Royal party on saluting bridge waving to people. AV 'Britannia' entering harbour. SV people waving from windows above welcome sign etc. GV launch making way to shore with 'Britannia' at anchor in background. SV Royal launch approaching landing stage. SCU launch alongside, Queen steps ashore, followed by Prince Philip. Queen greeted by the Governor Sir Gerald Creasey. Party walks up steps. GV crowds in square. SCU Queen walking towards and shaking hands with civilian be-medalled man. They go on to shake hands with General Freyberg. GV Queen and Duke walking through crowds to memorial. SV crowds watching. LV & SV Queen inspecting R.A.F. Guard of Honour in front of memorial. SV crowd standing watching. LV Queen and Duke walking to dais. GV crowd. GV Queen pulls lever right away and flags drop. Guard of Honour present arms. SCU Queen standing. SV base of unveiled memorial. CU plaque: 'No Known Grave'. Angle shot, Memorial. CU golden eagle on top of Memorial. SV Queen laying wreath at foot of memorial. SV woman in crowd. SV Duke lays wreath. CU two wreaths. SV Queen looking at names on memorial. CU names. GV Memorial pan down to Guard of Honour. SV pilgrims walking with wreaths to memorial. CU elderly woman laying bunch of flowers. SV elderly woman wearing medal looking at names. CU names. SV people looking at wreaths.

    LV Royal barge arriving at quayside with royal children. SV Guard of Honour. SV Prince Charles steps ashore and shakes hands with Sir Gerald Creasey. Princess Anne steps ashore and shakes hands with Sir Gerald Creasey. Katherine Peebles, governess, and Helen Lightbody, nurse step ashore. Nurse Helen Lightbody ushers Princess Anne up steps, but Prince Charles remains behind to look at barge and quayside, Creasey ushers Prince Charles, and they all go up steps with Charles still looking behind. GV parade ground, and crowds. Big GV parade, ground troops lined up. SCU pan, small dog running past troops. GV Phoenicia Hotel. SCU Royal children watching from balcony. GV troops marching past Queen on dais (sailors). LV & SV pan, sailors marching past. GV & SV pan, Royal Marines marching past. SV pan, Marines turning and marching. SV Queen and Duke and Earl Mountbatten, Earl of Burma, on dais. LV crowd. LV and CU pan, Queen and Duke driving away. SCU Princess Anne and Prince Charles holding hands walking down steps of hotel. Princess Anne into car, Prince Charles follows. CU Prince Charles and Princess Anne in car. SCU pan, car drives away, Princess Anne waving. LV 'Britannia' nearest and 'Gothic' in Valetta harbour. GV 'Britannia' and 'Gothic', and warships.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.I. & J.) (Title G.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:49:00 / 01:24:29:00

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