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  • Short Summary

    The Queen opens new University in Reading.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material -

    Reading, Berkshire. The Queen opens new University in Reading.

    Various shots under tented areas as Queen Elizabeth II enters to make speech. LS Lord Templewood speaking. MS Queen opens door of new building. Queen unveiling Commemorative plaque. LS Queen in University Theatre. CUs of Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in students Common Room speaking to students. CU of plaque.

    Angle shots, flag decked Town Hall. Crowds on roof of buildings etc. Mayor, Councillor A Lockwood and Lord Lt. Harry Benyon greet Queen Elizabeth II as she alights from car. CU As Queen walks to inspect troops. Queen inspecting the Guard of Honour - made up of Royal Army Pay Corps. Queen and Prince Philip are presented to civic dignitaries. Queen signing the visitors book. MS crowd and children waving.

    LS New Faculty of Letters building of Reading University. Queen is greeted on steps of University by Lord Templewood and RA (Rab) Butler etc. Various angles of University of Reading.

    (Orig.Neg.) Old record suggests material may date from around 22/03/1957.

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    Film ID:
    2856.15
    Media URN:
    83020
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1957
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:23:00 / 01:32:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 2942 E

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