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  • Short Summary

    Various confused colour material from Royal Tours in the early 1950s.

  • Description

    Out takes and Cuts from material concerning several Royal Tours - material is confused and without paperwork.

    Various shots of arrival of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at event in car. They meet and chat to various people in the gathering. Various shots of them attending function in somewhere possibly North African. Several of the dignitaries wear Fez hats. The Royal Couple inspect troops. Shots of Couple inspecting another group of Colonial troops. VS of crowds - possibly Indian or Sri Lankan. Crowds wave as Royals drive past. LS of Royal Yacht Britannia off shore. It comes into harbour. LS crowds watching from beach as ship sails in.

    VS of Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at railway station with Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Princess Margaret and other dignitaries. VS as the Royal train pulls into platform. LS of Family reunion.

    MS of Queen and Philip in car. CUs of people in crowd waving. LS of Britannia leaving port. VS of large Royal Parade in London - possibly Trooping the Colour. Large crowds are held back by troops. They run forward to stand in front of Buckingham Palace. Various shots of large procession. Good shots of crowd. VS of people waving from boat called 'Princess Marina'. Lots of boats on River Thames in London decorated with flags. MS of Lord Mayor of London getting into small boat. LS of Royal Yacht sailing up the River.

    VS of people eating Christmas dinner on beach - presumably in Australia. They put on paper hat and carve the Christmas Turkey. They drink beer and cut their Christmas Cake. VS of crowds in rain. MS of man in traditional Maori dress. Clapperboard notes Christchurch, New Zealand. Shots of people feeding seagulls. Quick LS of Lyttelton Harbour. VS of Royal Tour of New Zealand. Travel shots of crowds in rain watching parade. Lots of decorations. LS of race horses. VS of Queen and Prince in Rotorua. VS of welcome at airport at Hokitika.

    VS of Royal visit to either India or Sri Lanka. Prince Philip wears a Ley. They tour an ancient site with large carvings and statues. VS of crowds in unknown railway station in England. Queen Mother in car with Charles and Anne. More shots of crowds. LS St Paul's Cathedral.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2911.01
    Media URN:
    84026
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:18:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:18:36:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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