• Short Summary

    Queen and Duke continue their tour of Britain's northern outposts.

  • Description

    Isle of Skye, Portree, Bara & South Uist, Scotland.

    GV. At Kyleakin, the royal party on the jetty. The Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with the Lord Macdonald's daughter and son (Lord Macdonald, Lord Lieutenant for Inverness-shire). SV. A notice written in Gaelic and English "Welcome to the Isle of Skye". GV. Royal couple in an open Hillman car, with the Duke of Edinburgh driving, while the royal driver sits in the back.

    LV. The village of Portree. LV. The town square of Portree, with the royal party meeting local dignitaries. SV. Crowd watching. CV. Queen and Prince Philip driving off and waving.

    LV. Dunvegan Castle. SV. Queen meeting members of the Macleod clan. SV. Crowd waving flags. GV. Queen and Duke meet Mrs Mary MacNeil aged 87 in Castlebay Square, Barra. CV. Mrs MacNeil's face.

    LV. Crowd on the sea shore at Barra, the castle in the background with flares burning round the walls. TV. The royal barge coming alongside the jetty at South Uist with Princess Anne sitting on the canopy, Princess Margaret is also in the picture. SV. Prince Charles standing on the jetty with pair of binoculars lingering down his legs - too big. SV. Princess Anne dressed in slacks, leans in rather sophisticated fashion against the jetty railings - this was on her sixth birthday.

    (Rota Lav.) (Orig.F.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    601.01
    Media URN:
    32159
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/08/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:01:20:00
    Canister:
    56/67

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