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  • Short Summary

    Return from the 1947 Royal Tour.

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    London & Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Various shots of the crowd scenes in front of Buckingham Palace after return of the King, Queen and Princesses from royal tour. People pushing, climbing Victoria Memorial, lamp posts etc. Coaches entering the palace and crowd starts running towards the gates, police around, many on horseback. Various shots of the royal procession moving through the streets of London towards the palace. Long shots of the procession crossing the Westminster bridge with Big Ben and Houses of Parliament in background. Various shots of the royal family (King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret) waving from balcony of the palace. More shots of the mass crowd around the palace. Several shots of the royal family leaving HMS Vanguard in Portsmouth harbour, riding in coach across Westminster bridge and through crowded streets, waving from the balcony, Vanguard with troops lined up, etc.

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 47/39.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:49:00 / 01:15:08:00
    UN 1706 A

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