• Short Summary

    Queen inaugurates the new buildings at the London Airport.

  • Description

    London Airport.

    GV. Inside airport building, through window, to planes (title super over). GV. London Airport. GV. Flag bedecked main building. SV. Personnel line up - pilots, etc. SV. Queen Elizabeth II stepping from car and shaking hands with Lord Latham and Boyd Carpenter, Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh shakes hand with them. CU. Air hostesses lined up. GV. Queen entering apex building. SC. Queen receiving bouquet from Miss Sarah Boyd Carpenter. GV. Traffic as usual on airport (2 shots). GV. Interior, room in which ceremony takes place. CU. Queen making speech, natural sound: "It gives me great pleasure... Queen;s Building." She turns and pulls cord to reveal tablet.

    (Lav. & Orig.Neg.) (Orig.A.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    559.01
    Media URN:
    31563
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/12/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:01:27:00
    Canister:
    55/102

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