• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II tours Persia with the Duke of Edinburgh.

  • Description


    Queen in Persia (Iran).

    C/U of Persian Flag. L/S of the Shah and Queen Farah waiting of the arrival of Queen Elizabeth II at Tehran airport. L/S of Queen's plane taxiing on runway. L/S of Shah. Queen and Duke walking down steps of aircraft. Good M/S of Shah. Several shots of Queen, Shah and party walking across tarmac. L/Ss of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) with the Shah and Queen of Persia entering the tomb of Reza Shah.

    Several shots of the Masjide Mosque in Esfahan. L/S of patterned carpets leading the way to entrance of building. Several shots of the Queen and party looking around the spectacular building. L/Ss of the Queen and Shah being driven through the streets in open topped car. Large crowds line streets. Excellent shots of the ruined city of Persepolis. Various good shots of the Queen and party looking around the ancient city.

    L/S of girls of the Reza-Shah Kabir school lined up in the Amjadieh Stadium. C/U of girl holding flag. L/s of the royal party arriving. M/S of the Queen, Duke, Shah and Queen Farah in the royal box. M/S of girls parading g holding up large pictures of the royal party. Girls walk past holding hoops behind their heads. M/S of police guards. M/Ss of Drum majorette . L/S of girls marching towards camera. L/S of men marching holding up large portraits of the Queen and the Shah. Several shots of men performing exercises with ropes. Various shots of bare chested men wielding large clubs in both hands. They swing the clubs in the air back and forth M/S of the Queen and Shah standing. The Queen waves to the crowds.

    Cataloguer's note: Cuts exist for this record.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD at Filmfinity
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:24:00 / 01:36:56:00

Comments (1)

  1. emukh07 says

    I think the Queens embracing various cultures & peoples around the world made her such an endearing monarch. God bless....

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