• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip leave from London Airport to start their Canadian tour.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Pathe News Special - Royal Tour Begins".

    London Airport. Plane leaves for Royal tour of Canada.

    SV Stratocruiser plane and crowd awaiting Royal arrivals. LV Crowds and arc lamps. LV Royal cars arrive led by Princess's. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) alights and is greeted by officials. SV Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) talking to official. Princess and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh talking together pan as Queen walks towards aircraft. SV Princesses and Duke walking towards aircraft stop behind Queen. CU Duke talking to Princess Margaret, They lean forward to shake hands with official pan to Princess Elizabeth and Queen talking to officials. LV Royal Party talking to officials. CU Princess Elizabeth shaking hands with officials. CU Duke shaking hands with officials. LV Princess Elizabeth and Duke shaking hands with officials pan to Queen walking up steps to aircraft, followed by Sir Miles Thomas, Head of BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation). LV Crowd and arc-lamps. SV Princess Elizabeth and Duke about to walk up steps to aircraft. SV Princess Elizabeth's standard on aircraft. LV Duke shake hands with officials, bottom of steps Princess walking up. SV Princess up steps, arrives at top followed by Duke and Princess Margaret, Princess enters. SV BOAC Staff looking on. LV Newsreel cameras and arc lights. LV Queen and Margaret down steps. SV Queen reached bottom of steps. LV Aircraft and crowd. SV Queen waving to Princess in aircraft. SV Steps pulled away and door being closed. LV Queen and Princess Margaret walking from aircraft. CU Port inboard engine starting. MS Port engines running. LV Aircraft Stratocruiser Canopus. pan to people waving. LV Aircraft taxiing away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:22:00 / 01:54:01:00
    51/82 (Special)

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