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  • Short Summary

    Queen receives Richard II sword, car crosses Pelham Bridge, watching Blast Furnace.

  • Description

    Lincoln.

    2 shots of new Pelham Bridge (Lincoln Cathedral in background), built to dispense with level crossings. Arrival of Royal train at Lincoln. Mayor of Lincoln (Councillor L Priestley) welcomes Queen Elizabeth II to the city and presents the Richard II Sword presented to the city by Richard II in 1387. The Queen touches the sword. GV. Inspection of Guard of Honour. CU. Queen with umbrella. Crowd shots. Driving shots of Royal procession. Crowd shots. Childrens' rally Lincoln Football Ground in Landrover. Shots of children under stands. GV. Royal car crosses the Pelham Bridge, Lincoln. Various shots of the North end of the bridge when the Queen unveils a commemorative tablet opening the bridge formally. In Scunthorpe - Queen cuts tape to formally open a model traffic area for teaching children road safety. Queen arrives at Lincoln Cathedral and enters accompanied by the Dean. The Queen unveils a window to the memory of Flying Training Command Unit. Queen and Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip tours cathedral. GV of cathedral. Procession shots. Shots in Appleby Frodingham Steel Works, Queen and Duke watching Blast Furnace being tapped and steel being rolled.

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    Film ID:
    2894.19
    Media URN:
    83698
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1958
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:18:00 / 01:50:53:00
    Canister:
    UN 3108 B

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