• Short Summary

    Queen Mother visits General De Gaulle and then a flower show in Paris.

  • Description

    Titles read: "PARIS - QUEEN MOTHER MEETS DE GAULLE".

    Paris, France.

    Various shots of the Queen Mother leaving the Elysee Palace after lunching with General Charles De Gaulle. She shakes hands with the General then gets into the royal car and is driven off.

    General view of the new Exhibition Palace which houses the 'Floralies Internationales' Show. Interior shot panning across the triangular structure of modern design. Top shot, looking down on crowds looking at the flowers.

    Several shots as the Queen Mother, accompanied by a gentleman, looks at various flowers. C/U of tulips. C/U of one of the orchids which was lent by Queen Elizabeth II. Queen Mother looking at flowers, she turns and waves to the crowds around her.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1579.03
    Media URN:
    50613
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:51:00 / 01:03:53:00
    Canister:
    59/35

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