Material relating to newsreel story "Special - The Royal Departure" - 52/11
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Special - The Royal Departure" 52/11
Material for Newsreel Story - some extra shots - some very quick cuts
LV King George VI (formerly Prince Albert, Duke of York) and Queen Elizabeth (formerly Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Duchess of York) with two London Airport officials walking towards aircraft. MV News cameramen. GV Officials waiting by B.O.A.C. (BOAC British Overseas Airways Corporation) Argonaut aircraft - 'Atlanta'. LV. King, Queen and Princess Margaret look on from viewing balcony. MV King George VI walking and talking with officials. Various shots of crowd. LV Officials waiting alongside aircraft. CU children in crowd. SCU Pan down as King and Queen, followed by Margaret, leave aircraft. MV Members of the Royal party walk past camera. LV plane taking off. SV Steward closing door. MV Crowd. MV plane on the ground and taxiing. SV Port engines starting. LV plane heading down the runway and taking off. More taxiing shots. SV Prime Minister Winston Churchill walking from plane. SV Winston Churchill coming down steps. Crowd look on. LV. King, Queen and Princess Margaret look on from viewing balcony. Plane taxiing. MV Princess Elizabeth (soon to be Queen Elizabeth II) and the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh talking to officials by plane. Various people approach plane. More shots of crowds and news photographers. More shots of royal party and crowd.
N.B. This material is cut about and has no narrative structure.