• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Princess Flies to Caribbean" - 55/10.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Princess Flies to Caribbean" 55/10.

    MCU. Princess Margaret at door of plane waving goodbye at London Airport. GV. & SLV. Canopus warming up engines. SV. Crowds (2 shots). SCU. Queen's head looking over wall at airport (great shot!). GV. Across airport to Royal party. SV. Pan, Queen, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret walking to aircraft. GV. Aircraft taxiing down runway. SV. & SCV. Queen, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret walking to aircraft. LV. The airport Commandant, Sir John D'Albiac, escorts Queen Elizabeth II to the aircraft. Zoom shot of them walking to aircraft, starting close on Queen, back to LV. zoom to Princess Margaret. GV. Royal party walking to aircraft. SV. & SLV. Queen Mother walking up steps of aircraft. SCV. Two men walking up stairs of aircraft. SCV. Aircraft starting to taxi down runway. CU. Royal Standard flying on aircraft. CU. Zoom shot, Princess Margaret walking up steps of aircraft, zoom back to LV. Zoom shot in close as Queen leaves aircraft, back as Queen Mother and Duke of Edinburgh leave. In and out as they reach bottom of steps. CU. Door of aircraft. Queen starts to exit. CU. Pan, Duke of Edinburgh leaving aircraft, pan to Princess Margaret in doorway. CU. Queen Mother and Duke of Edinburgh. Zoom shot, close on Princess Margaret at door of aircraft waving goodbye. Back, as she goes inside, pan to Royal party waiting on tarmac, zoom in close. Zoom shot, LS. to CU. of Royal Standard on Canopus. CU. Royal party waving goodbye. (several scenes). Zoom shot, SLV. Royal party waving goodbye into CU. (several shots). CU. Queen and Duke of Edinburgh. SCU. Royal party waiting for plane to take off (several scenes). GV. Canopus taking off, pan with it (several scenes). SLV. Royal party. LV. Royal party, newsreel men in the foreground. SV. Canopus. SV. Crowds. SCV. Newsreel men. SV. Canopus taxiing. LV. Royal party. SCV. Princess Margaret walking to aircraft.
    Natural sound only.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Selected originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:19:00 / 01:25:26:00
    55/10 E (Selected Originals)

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