• Short Summary

    The King and Queen pay a visit to Straford-on-Avon and meet actors.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Stratford-on-Avon. Shakespeare's Birthday - A Royal Occasion".

    Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire.

    VS of Anne Hathaway's Cottage. Tourists wander around.

    VS Royal Car arrives carrying King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret. Crowds wave.

    VS of the royal party visiting Shakespeare's Birthplace museum. SV King and Queen about to walk through garden. LV Royal party walking towards through garden.

    VS of crowds. SV King and Queen leaving entrance of birthplace followed by Princess Margaret wearing new winged hat. CU Pan Queen waving from car as car drives away.

    GV Stratford's Shakespeare Memorial Theatre. MV of Anthony Eden as he arrives through crowds. GV Theatre. MV of royal party arriving.

    Int. Actors rehearsing scene from 'Julius Caesar'. SV Margaret, King and Queen watching Side view King talking to actor Anthony Quayle. SV Miss Gwen Davies shaking hands with Queen. SV Margaret and Queen talking to Quayle. SV King talking to Quayle.

    (Lav.) (Orig. E.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1466.07
    Media URN:
    47820
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:10:00 / 01:07:17:00
    Canister:
    50/33

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