• Short Summary

    Royal family leaving Waterloo station, London - starting royal tour.

  • Description

    London & Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    LS. Royal train leaving Waterloo station. Top shot of Royal party bidding farewell to friends and family at Waterloo station, London.

    MS. Pan, Royal family on deck of the Vanguard - King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Queen Mary, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.

    Several shots of decorated front of royal train passing through station. Several shots of Royal family bidding farewell to members of the cabinet and others on the platform. Train leaving station.

    Queen Mary arriving to Waterloo station in a car. She shakes hands with Prime Minister Clement Attlee and several members of the Cabinet. Various shots of the King, Queen and princesses shaking hands with Mr Attlee and dignitaries on arrival to station.

    Various air shots of HMS Vanguard ad sea. Various shots of mass crowd waving to royal car driving through London street, police pushing crowd back. More shots of the royal family and dignitaries at station. CU. Name plate on engine of royal train "Lord Nelson".

    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:
    01:28:38:00 / 01:35:03:00
    UN 1687 B

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