• Short Summary

    Royal family leaving London and arriving to Portsmouth to board HMS Vanguard.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire & London.

    Royal family arriving in car at dockyard in Portsmouth, crowd gathered, ship and crew lined up at ready for inspection. Several shots of King George VI inspecting Naval Guard of Honour on quayside. More shots of the car arriving, ship and troops at ready and crowds watching.

    Several shots of King, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later the Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret, shaking hands with Prime Minster Clement Attlee and members of the Cabinet on royal family's departure from London's Waterloo station.

    More shots of the royal family arriving to the dockside in Portsmouth. Various shots of the Vanguard, in port. King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and the Princesses boarding Vanguard.

    Royal marines presenting arms whilst National Anthem is played. Royal Marines slope arms on ship. LS. King inspecting Guard of Honour of Royal Marines onboard ship. MS. Royal party arriving at Waterloo by car. LS. HMS Vanguard in port.

    Note found in the old record - Cuts 47/10. Occasional natural sound only - very bad quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:41:00 / 01:45:45:00
    UN 1687 A

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