Material relating to the newsreel stories "Royal Investiture" & "Royal Garden Party" - 52/57
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for stories "Royal Investiture" & "Royal Garden Party" 52/57.
Buckingham Palace, London.
GV. Exterior of Buckingham Palace. SV. People leaving the Palace. SV General Sir Ivor Thomas (Quartermaster General of Forces) who received the G.C.B., pan down and CU of cases unde his arm. SCU. Mr. Compton MacKenzie, the author, who received the accolade of knighthood. FCU. Mr. George Graham of Glasgow. secretary of the Scottish Football Association who also received a knighthood. SV. Lady Apsley. C.B.E. civil division, (Lately chairman of the Women's Section of the British Legion) seated in wheelchair. SV. Medal, pan up to Lady Apsley. SV. Inspector Shipton of the Metropolitan Police showing his George Medal to wife and son. CU. George Medal awarded for gallantry under fire, pan up to Inspector Shipton. SV. Police Constable James MacKenzie, left with his wife, and Police Constable Bailey, right, with mother and wife. SV. Police Constable Bailey with mother and wife SV. Police Constable MacKenzie showing medal to wife. (They along with Constable Darby received the George Medal.)
Top view, crowds of people in gardens of Buckingham Palace. MV. Top view, Queen Elizabeth II and Royal party walking into lawn. SV. Guests - morning suits and women in big hats. SV. Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (voiceover notes that the Duke is just recovering from an attack of jaundice) talking to man and woman. MV. Queen and Prince Philip talking to man and woman, they walk away. SV. Queen with the Lord Chamberlain, Earl of Clarendon walking across lawn, greeting man and woman. MV. Princess Margaret surrounded by guests. SV. Queen greeting guests.