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  • Short Summary

    Princess Margaret on Royal Tour of British Honduras.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Royal Tour of the West Indies, Belize (British Honduras).

    Various shots crowds watching aeroplane flying overhead. Various shots Princess Margaret standing in back of jeep waving to crowds, including University students in mortar boards.

    Various shots of Margaret on dais outside Government House watching carnival. Shots of traditional dancing. Crowds passing dais. Brass band lead by dancing conductor. LS Government House. More shots crowds passing dais, including women's federation. Various shots Princess presenting new staffs of office and centenary certificates to the Alcaldes on the centenary of the Alcaldes Jurisdiction Courts in British Honduras. The Chief Justice Mr. C. de L. Inniss in background - handing over the staffs to the Princess.

    Various shots of Princess at State Dinner at Government house. We see the Princess dining with Governor, Lady Thornley and Sir Colin Thornley. Night shots of Government House. Various shots of girl of East-Indian origin presenting flowers to the Princess. Various shots of traditional dancers performing for the Princess.

    Various shots Princess opening new road, she is accompanied by the Governor and Minister of Public Utilities Mr. D. R. Jeffrey. Princess cuts ribbon to open "Princess Margaret Drive". Motorcade of cars drives down new road. CU plaque commemorating opening. Princess approaches Belize in speed boat. We see the Princess being helped off boat, wearing headscarf. Various shots Princess being driven past crowd.

    Date on dope sheet is 05/05/1958.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2706.08
    Media URN:
    80058
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:56:00 / 01:23:39:00
    Canister:
    UN 3087 A

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