• Short Summary

    Queen mother visits Biggin Hill by helicopter.

  • Description

    Biggin Hill.

    Angle shot, pan down Queen Mother arriving by Westland Whirlwind helicopter at Biggin Hill. Angle shot, Royal Standard and R.A.F. (Royal Air Force) flag flying. SCU. Queen Mother alighting from helicopter and being greeted by an officer. SV. Crowd. SCU. Queen Mother being presented with a red rose by Flight Lieutenant Lingford. SV. Gun drill by R.A.F. Regiment. SCU. Queen Mother watching, & LV. & SV. Gun drill. SCU. Queen Mother chatting to R.A.F. pilots. SV. Planes taxiing out, & SV. Pan, planes taxiing out. SCU. Pan, another scene, planes taxiing out. SCU. Queen Mother watching fly past. Angle shot, planes flying overhead. SCU. Queen Mother entering helicopter. STV. Crowd watching. SV. Helicopter, Queen Mother aboard taking off.

    (Lav.) (Orig A")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    521.08
    Media URN:
    30694
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/04/1955
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:48:00 / 01:09:19:00
    Canister:
    55/34

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The helicopter is a Westland Whirlwind.

    "Planes taxxing out" - the first planes are Gloster Meteors.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks jamied - the description and tags have been updated.

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