• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother visits the Forfar weavers.

  • Description

    Forfar, Scotland.

    WS. Forfar street lined with crowds (title super over). SV. The Queen Mother's car arriving at Forfar Town Hall. CU. Child waving flag. SV. Queen Mother stepping out of car and being received by the Provost A. C. Smyth. SV. Police holding back crowds. GV. & SV. Queen Mother inspecting the 4th/5th Battalion of the Black Watch Guard of Honour. SCU. Queen Mother inspecting Guard of Honour, she smiles and waves into camera.

    GV. Interior of the Strathmore Woollen Factory. GV. Queen Mother arriving inside factory to walk around and talk to the workers. SCU. Queen Mother talking and smiling to factory girl. SV. Girl operating loom. SV. Queen Mother steps onto loom to talk to girl operating it. SV. Queen Mother talking to girl operator of loom.

    GV. Exterior of Reid Hall. GV. Interior, Queen Mother walking onto platform to receive the Freedom. Top view, audience applauding. SV. Provost presenting Scroll to the Queen Mother. STV. Audience applauding. SV. Queen Mother signing book.

    (Lav.) (Orig.E.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    581.33
    Media URN:
    31840
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/05/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:04:00 / 01:53:22:00
    Canister:
    56/36

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