• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth opens new dock in East London.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations unclear or unknown.

    East London in South Africa.

    Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), performing her first solo engagement during the Royal Tour, opens a new graving dock in East London. C/U Princess Elizabeth's standard flying over the dock. M/S The Union Jack and international flag. C/U which declares the dock open, flying. M/S the car, Daimler, carrying the Princess driving up to the dock. Princess Elizabeth alights. M/S She is greeted by Mr. Sturrock the Minister of Transport. M/S and C/U Princess Elizabeth, escorted by an officer inspecting a guard of honour. C/U Mr. Sturrock introduces the Princess. C/U and M/S Princess Elizabeth speaking holding her hat on as there is a stiff breeze blowing (natural sound). M/S she mounts dais. C/U she pulls the cords to unfurl the flag declaring the dock open. C/U Mrs Sturrock wife of the Transport Minister presenting the Princess with a gift of diamonds. M/S Back view of the princess watching the South African frigate Transvaal enter the dock. L/S and M/S. Good shot of the Transvaal entering the dock. M/S and L/S The Princess the Sturrocks and others walk onto the frigate. Various shots of the Princess on walkabout, large crowds wave and cheer.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:05:37:00
    UN 1650 A

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