• Short Summary

    The Queen, Prince Philip and Princess Margaret attend Bertram Mills' Circus at Olympia.

  • Description

    Olympia, London.

    LV. Queen Elizabeth II entering Olympia, accompanied by one of the Mills Brothers to see Bertram Mills' Circus. SCU. Queen walks forward and is presented with a bouquet by clown Percy Huxter, who then presents one to Princess Margaret. A boy from the London Federation of Boys Clubs presents a set of riding crops to the Duke of Edinburgh. GV. Queen and Princess Margaret walking between circus performers and Schaefer's midgets on the way to the royal box. GV. Horses performing. SV. Queen and Prince Philip taking their seats in royal box. GV. The Mascots balancing a woman on her head. CU. Balancing. WS. Balancing. SV. Queen and Duke in royal box. GV. Elephant stepping out of car in the centre of the ring. CU. Queen in royal box smiling. SCU. Elephant turning, starting handle of car with its trunk.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.I.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    559.15
    Media URN:
    31577
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/12/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:29:26:00 / 01:31:10:00
    Canister:
    55/103

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