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  • Short Summary

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

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire & London.

    Various shots, some air shots, of HMS Vanguard at sea and as it is entering Portsmouth harbour. Air to air shots of the planes flying in formation over the battleship. Various shots of the crew lined up on deck in Portsmouth Harbour. More shots of the battleship in Portsmouth harbour. Various shots of the procession of cars driving from the harbour through crowded streets to civic reception. Various shots of the royal family (King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret) being greeted at Waterloo station by Prime Minister Clement Attlee and other dignitaries Queen Mary arriving in car to Waterloo station to greet the royal family. Various shots of the crowded streets of London.

    Most of the footage is similar to already catalogued material which could be found in the other UN items with the same title.

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 47/39.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:41:00 / 01:28:49:00
    UN 1707 B

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