Queen and Prince Philip arrive in Copenhagen at the start of their State Visit to Denmark.
GV. The Royal yacht Britannia off Copenhagen harbour, & LV. SV. Twenty-one gun salute being fired from Hamlet's Castle at Elsinore. Back view, cannon being fired. LV. King Frederik and Queen Ingrid of Denmark stepping on the hundred year old Royal barge to go out to meet Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip. SV. Danish Royal family looking on. GV. Danish Royal barge moving slowly towards the quayside, & nearer shot. SV. Danish people watching. LV. Royal barge coming alongside. SCU. Barge coming alongside with the Royal party. SV. Royal Hussars. SCU. Queen Elizabeth II steps ashore and shakes hands with King Frederik, he places in her hands a bouquet of orchids. LV. Royal party move up steps from quayside. SV. Mounted Guard of Honour. SCU. Princess Margrethe greets the Queen and kisses Queen's face. LV. Queen and Duke of Edinburgh shaking hands with dignitaries. CU. Queen smiling and shaking hands. SV. Mounted Guard of Honour, & SCU. SV. Horse drawn carriage moving off with Queen and King Frederik. Sequence of scenes showing the procession en route to the Palace of Amalienborg. GV. Procession as it approaches the palace. SV. Royal carriage passes with Queen and King Frederik. SV. Pan, Royal carriage with Duke of Edinburgh, Queen Ingrid and Princess Margrethe. SV. Crowd cheering. CU. Old woman smiling in crowd. GV. Massed cheering crowds outside the palace. SV. Queen, Duke, King Frederik and Queen Ingrid on balcony of the Royal palace.
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