Queen visits gardens under auspices of London Garden Society.
MS. Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) shaking hands with old lady of 74 at the United Westminster Alms houses, Rochester Row. SCU. Queen chatting to old man. MS. Queen chatting to man in garden of prefabricated house at 35, Park Crescent Mews, W1. MS. Queen walking out of prefabricated house. Chats to occupier and wife, while two children look on. MS. Queen walking round garden with man. Crowd of people watching. MS. Queen coming out of Basil Jellicoe Hall, Drummond Crescent, NW1 and walking onto terrace. MS. Queen waving to crowd as she enters car. SCU. Queen chatting to policemen at Kentish Town Police Station, pan down to bed of flowers. MS. Queen chatting to police officers. LS. MS. Queen being shown gardens. SCU. Queen about to enter car, pan up to Police Station sign. MS. Queen in garden of prefabricate house at 28, Dorchester St. Shoreditch. Chats to man as crowd looks over wire fence. MS. Queen chatting to women and baby in garden. MS. Queen looking round garden (2 shots). MS. Gladioli growing by fence with people looking over. MS. People looking over fence. SCU. Queen chatting to women. MS. The Queen chatting to officials in the Hudson Bay Company's garden, Queen Victoria St. EC 4. MS. Queen chatting to officials in garden. Crowd in background. MS. Geraniums growing in bricked terrace (2 shots).
LS. Elevated shot of Mr Jacob working in his garden at 2, Grenfell Road, W 11. MS. Through window, Mr Jacob working in garden (2 shots). MS. Mr Jacob working in garden. CU. Mr Jacob picking off dead flowers. CU. Mr Jacob's grandson working in garden. CU. Mr Jacob working on miniature garden. CU. Mr Jacob pruning overhead flower basket. LS. Pan along front gardens of prefabricated houses to Mr Hall at work in his garden, cutting lawn with shears. MS. Mr Hall cutting grass with shears. He gets up and rubs his back (2 shots). GV. Back gardens of row of terrace houses, pan to Mr Goddard working in his garden. MS. Through gate, Mr Goddard working (2 shots). SCU. Mr Goddard working pan to mass of flowers.
(Mute. Orig. Neg. &. Lav.)
Date found in the old record 22/07/1950.