• Short Summary

    Queen and Prince Philip touring Lake District.

  • Description

    Westmoreland, Appleby, Ambleside, Bowness & Kendal, Lake district.

    GV. Queen Elizabeth II alighting from Royal train during pouring rain and being greeted by the Lord Lieutenant of Westmoreland, Major J. W. Cropper, Queen also meets Mayor & Mayoress.

    GV. Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh chatting with dignitaries of the town of Appleby. LV. Massed crowd. TV. Queen walking down the ranks of Guard of Honour. LV. Massed crowd. GV. Queen standing on balcony on "The Mool" having seen ancient charter. It is still raining!

    Ambleside. GV. Crowd at jetty. GV. Queen receiving a bouquet from a child of the Balgarth hospital. SV. Children holding Union Jack flags. GV. Queen and Prince Philip go aboard the motor vessel "Teal". They pause for a word with Captain Jackson.

    Bowness. Lots of little craft moored with people waving. GV. "Teal" coming alongside. SV. Queen and Duke standing on deck. TV. Crowds of people at the water edge of the Lake Windermere. GV. Queen and Duke come ashore and walk down towards the camera, ranks of people applauding.

    Kendal. LV. The citizens of Kendal, some in wheelchairs, lined up awaiting the arrival of the Queen. GV. Queen leaves her car. GV. People leaning out of County Hall windows. GV. Queen receiving dignitaries of Kendall outside the County Hall.

    (Lavender.) (Orig "P")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    601.25
    Media URN:
    32183
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:07:00 / 01:34:44:00
    Canister:
    56/66 Special

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