• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II opens Scouts headquarters - Baden Powell House.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Queen Opens B-P House".

    Baden Powell House, Queen's Gate, London.

    GV of Baden Powell House. SV line of Boy Scouts. watching unveiling of Statue. SV of the Duke of Gloucester unveiling statue of founder of the Boy Scouts Baden Powell camera pans up to show statue. CU boy scouts watching.

    SV Queen Elizabeth II arriving gets out of car and is greeted by the Duke of Gloucester. SV of crowd of boy scouts watching at the back of the unveiling statue of Baden Powell. SV interior Queen and Duke of Gloucester walking through entrance hall. SV crowd of boy scouts seated in assembly hall. GV of assembly hall showing boy scouts seated and her Majesty on the platform with other VIPs, the Queen is standing speaking. CU Queen standing in front of microphone on platform. SV boy scouts seated in the hall listening.

    SV of a dormitory showing beds and lockers. SV of Queen unveiling plaque CU scout master. SV Queen talking to two scout leaders. SV crowd of people outside including young boy scouts exterior. SV Queen walking down steps exterior she speaks to Lady Baden Powell. CU Lady Baden Powell. SV boy scout in front of statue of Baden Powell. SV Queen receives bouquet from a young wolf cub his name is Ote Cadsky of 2/31 Kensington pack.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:17:00 / 01:01:27:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    The unveiling of the statue and the opening of Baden-Powell House both took place on 12 July 1961.

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