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  • Short Summary

    Return of the King, Queen and Princesses from the royal tour 1947.

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    MS. Princess Elizabeth (later the Queen Elizabeth II), panning to the Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) then to the King George VI as they sit in a group with the crew of the Vanguard, on the deck - posing for photographs. LS. General view of the posed group. More shots of the royal family posing with the crew of the battleship. MS. the Royal family and Rear Admiral Agnew, Captain of the Vanguard, standing on deck, posing for photographs. Various shots of the Princesses in control room with crew showing them around. Princes Elizabeth is turning a large wheel looking what is happening - she seems rather interested and enjoying herself. Several shots of the royal family standing in the prow of the ship as she sails into Portsmouth harbour, they wave to the crowd on shore, tugs are seen around the ship. King is looking through binoculars and the Captain, Admiral Agnew looking through telescope. More shots of the royal family on deck watch, the ship, harbour etc. King, Queen and Princesses being presented with small books before leaving the ship.

    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:
    01:28:56:00 / 01:35:59:00
    UN 1708 A

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