• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip continue their Australian tour.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Queen In Northern Territory".


    Pan across Alice Springs. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh are greeted on their arrival at a large playing field. Good CUs of Aboriginal men who have come to see the Royal Couple. The couple are cheered as they drive around in an open Land Rover. More shots of Aboriginal people in the cheering crowds.

    Headquarters of the Flying Doctors Service. MS of ambulance arriving. Queen and Duke meet nurses and patients. Queen broadcasts over the radio to the people of the outback. Cut in shots of people listening to the radio. Prince Philip chats to a female patient.

    LS of cattle on the plains of the outback. An Aboriginal horseman rounds up cattle. The Queen and Prince watch the activities of the cattle ranchers. LS of Queen using home movie cine camera. Various shots of cattle ranchers at work - Good shots. Lots of dust and mooing.

    Queen and Duke arrive in Darwin - they are welcomed by the Mayor. March past of bagpipe band. Aboriginal dancers perform traditional dance in front of podium. A man plays a didgeridoo. Good shots of Aboriginal men with painted skin. The Queen and Duke are cheered as they drive along in their open topped Land Rover.

    At the Winnely (sp?) Show Grounds the Queen and Duke are entertained by a rodeo style show. Lots of wild steers and bucking broncos.

    Part of the Royal Tour of Australasia - Reel 3.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:27:00 / 01:52:10:00

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