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    Cuts from newsreel 47/36 - Royal Tour.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unknown or unclear.

    Cuts from newsreel 47/36 - ROYAL TOUR.

    Several shots of the Vanguard ship waiting in Cape Town harbour with Table Mountain in the background.

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) shaking hands with staff members personalities when saying goodbye beside a steam train.

    Shot of Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret being driven along in a car. Elizabeth is then seen standing on dais and then getting into a waiting car where her companion (not Princess Margaret) is already sitting. Military officials go past in a car.

    Shots of sailors and troops marching past. M/S of the feet of a Scotch Regiment in kilts, sporrans and socks. M/S ex-servicemen in the parade. A Scotch veteran with tartan Glengarry is seen.

    Pan across crowd of people waiting to see the royals stepping off a ship - the Vanguard? They shake hands with officials. Shots of officials waiting for the royals.

    Princess Elizabeth shakes hands with officials at a parade ground and is driven past troops in an open car. Royal Standard flying.

    Several high angle shots of a crowded ballroom floor with mass of couples dancing. Out f focus shot of Elizabeth (?) making speech to crowd from high box in the hall. Planes flying overhead. Cameramen and others watch parade ground from a roof. L/Ss of crowds rushing to follow royal cars across display field.
    Note: order of cuts is quite muddled.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2162.08
    Media URN:
    64042
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:09:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:48:00 / 01:30:33:00
    Canister:
    UN 1699 B

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