• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip continue their Australian tour.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Royal Tour Triumphal Progress".

    Australia.

    GVs of Brisbane. Various street scenes. Shots of royal yacht 'Britannia' sailing up the Brisbane River. Water skiers go past. Flotilla of small boats greet the the ship. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive and are greeted by Governor Colonel Sir Henry Abel-Smith and his wife. Crowds cheer as the Royal Couple drive past in an open car.

    Shots of Culingara Beach.(sp?). Heavy rain pours on the people, many in swimsuits, who had gone to watch a surf festival. Queen arrives and the damp crowds cheer. CU of Pathe cameraman covered in plastic sheeting to keep dry. Beach Life Guards / Life Savers parade and stage various competition rescues in the waves.

    LS of Snowy Mountain - home of a hydroelectric and irrigation scheme. Shots of Snowy River. MS of Edinburgh Cottage - a bungalow built for Prince Philip when he visited in 1958. The Royals visit the Tuma Dam and associated Murray Power Station. Various shots of Snowy River scheme and power station further down the river.

    Part of the Royal Tour of Australasia - Reel 3.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1837.07
    Media URN:
    71175
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1963
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:02:00 / 01:43:27:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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