• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Portsmouth - Queen Mother Unveils Memorial" - 53/32.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Portsmouth - Queen Mother Unveils Memorial" 53/32.

    Natural Sound Material for Newsreel Story - some extra shots.

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother at ceremony to unveil new war memorial to naval dead in Portsmouth. Military band play "Oh God Our Help In Ages Past." Pan across crowd as they sing. The Queen Mother makes a speech expressing her pride at being asked to unveil the memorial, especially as the wife of one who loved the Royal Navy. - uncut version of speech. The memorial is unveiled to the men and women of the Portsmouth Command. The Royal Marines band plays a trumpet salute and the Last Post. Pan over the crowd as the Last Post is played. Her Majesty the Queen Mother walks back to her car. Crowds move forwards to view the names on the memorial. Various shots of the crowds. Children wearing their father's medals. CU sailors. CU wreaths.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:20:00 / 01:56:51:00
    53/32 D (Selected Originals)

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