• Short Summary

    Queen and Prince Philip visit Trinidad and Tobago - Technicolor.

  • Description

    This item is shot in Technicolor.

    West Indies.

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, walking along red carpet towards Parliament building, dignitaries in robes follow her. She has come to open the Parliament in Trinidad and Tobago. Queen enters the Parliament, delegates rise from seats. Several shots of the Queen reading her speech. Prince Philip seated next to the Queen. Queen and Prince Philip waving from balcony, crowd cheering. Various shots of the dignitaries at Garden Party in the Governor's house. Several shots of women in fashionable clothes and hats arriving to the party. Various shots of the party, people walking around, chatting - some great hats seen.

    Queen and Duke with several dignitaries on balcony watching the preview of the upcoming Carnival. Calypso band playing as they walk past. Various shots of the people in colourful costumes dancing in procession on the street - great costumes and happy music. Queen and Duke watching the procession. More shots of the procession. Queen and Duke saying goodbye to the dignitaries on their departure of Trinidad. They enter car and drive off. Huge crowd cheering as the Queen and Duke drive in the open car on departure. People running after the car, waving and cheering.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1785.31
    Media URN:
    55076
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/02/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:53:00 / 01:59:12:00
    Canister:
    66/14

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