Queen Mother on tour of Australia - Canberra and Queensland. Cinesound Review.
Unissued / unused material.
Australian Cinesound Review - newsreel special about Queen Mother in Canberra, Australia.
Various shots of the Queen Mother arriving at Canberra Airport, being welcomed by Governor General Sir William Slim and inspecting Guard of Honour. Various shots of Queen Mother walking to official dais where leaders of Parliament, diplomats, Federal Ministers and their wives are presented to her.
Travelling shot of crowds, from a landau open topped car. Various shots Queen Mother getting out of the landau, she is met by the Minister of the Interior, Mr. Fairhall. Queen Mother waving to crowds. Crowds gathered at the Civic reception centre. Little girl presents bouquet to Queen Mother. Various shots Queen Mother giving speech from the dais (natural sound).
Various shots of the Queen Mother's arrival at St. John's Church, she is welcomed by Rt. Rev. R. J. Arthur. Queen Mother walks passed crowds and stops to speak to someone. CU Queen Mother and the vicar. Group of worshippers stand outside the church while the service takes place inside, pan from them to the church steeple.
LS Queen Mother arriving at Government House. LS Queen Mother, Governor General Slim and Lady Slim walking to the inner gardens. Queen Mother being greeted by children in gardens of Government House (including one Aborigine girl). Queen Mother talking to Head of Australian Inland Commission the Reverend J. McKay.
LS field gun. Various shots of the Queen Mother and Mr. Fairhall walking towards War Memorial. Queen places wreath on stone of remembrance. CU wreath. MS Queen Mother, accompanied by Mr. Fairhall, leaves the memorial. CU Queen talking to 3 war veterans (one elderly man served in the Boer War). MS Queen getting into car and car driving off.
Spacing. Titles announcing Queen Mother arriving in Queensland. LS Queen Mother standing on steps of aircraft. CU children waving. Various shots of the Queen Mother being welcomed by personalities. Various shots of Queen leaving airfield, getting into car and being driven off. Various shots of the drive in open car. Various shots of Queen Mother seated on dais and being presented with bouquet. Queen Mother seated with Lord Mayor of Queensland at the back. MS Queen Mother signing visitors book with the Lord Mayor at her side. LS Queen Mother and Lord Mayor leaving dais. MS Queen Mother getting in open car. CU Queen Mother being driven off.
Date on original record is 01/04/1958.