• Short Summary

    The Royal Tour of Persia.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "QUEEN IN PERSIA".

    Persia (Iran).

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arrive in Persia. Shah of Persia Mohammed Reza Pahlavi welcomes them at the Teheran airport. Queen, Duke, Shah and other dignitaries leave the airport.

    Queen and Duke visit the Mausoleum of Shah's father and lay a wreath to his memorial. Queen and Duke visit Masjid-i-Shah mosque - amazing place. Various shots of the mosque - fantastic.

    Various shots of the ancient city of Persepolis, burned by Alexander the Great over 2000 years ago. Queen and Duke walking around the ruins looking on. Some fantastic shots of the carvings on the walls.

    Girls and boys giving a display in the Queen's honour at the stadium. Various shots of display and the Queen and Shah watching. Queen and Shah waving from the box.

    Note: There are no usual 'crowd lining roads' shots in this item.

    This footage is similar to newsreel story 'Queen in Persia' found in Pathe Newsreels issue 61/20 on Pathe Master Tape *PM1714* - Film ID 1714.09.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1205.06
    Media URN:
    70357
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:33:00 / 01:58:04:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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