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  • Short Summary

    Queen Mother and Princess Margaret visit workshops where disabled servicemen work.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Queen Mother and Princess Margaret visit Lord Roberts' workshops on Brompton Road, London.

    Arrival of Queen Mother and Princess Margaret by car, they are greeted by General Sir Claude Auchinlech and General Sir Bernard Paget (former c-in-c in Middle East). Various shots of Queen Mother and Princess Margaret looking at exhibits on show made by disabled servicemen. Royal couple talking to Mr. Smith (ex-Navy) working with lacquer. CU Queen Mother and Princess Margaret with Harry Marsh making poppies and flowers. Queen Mother and Princess with Mr. Lacy (blind and from St. Dunstans) who offers the Queen a copy of his song ("Elizabeth Hello") which she accepted. CU Princess Margaret with Harry Marsh. CU Mr. Smith painting spectacle cases. CU cuddly piglet, purchased by Princess Margaret at the Polish stand.

    Date on dope sheet is 04/11/1953.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2646.18
    Media URN:
    78768
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:48:00 / 01:41:41:00
    Canister:
    UN 2564 E

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