• Short Summary

    Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in Ayrshire and Edinburgh.

  • Description

    Scotland.

    Kilmarnock:
    GV. The Queen Elizabeth II walking through ranks of cheering people with the Lord Provost of Kilmarnock, Mr W. B. Gilmour. GV. Massed crowd. LV. Robert Burns' Cottage in Alloway. LV. Queen and Duke of Edinburgh walking towards poet's birthplace. CV. Sign on Burns' Cottage: "Robert Burns The Arshire Poet. was born in this Cottage on the 25th January, A.D. 1759. died 21th July A.D. 1796 aged 371/2 years." LV. The Queen walking out of cottage door.

    Edinburgh:
    LV. Top view, the City of Edinburgh (library). GV. The Queen standing outside the Royal train at Princes Street Station receiving the keys of the City of Edinburgh from the Lord Provost of Edinburgh Sir John G. Banks, and then a general shaking of hands. GV. The Guard of Honour - Royal Scots Greys. GV. Lord Mayor and other dignitaries walking in line along station platform. LV. Archers lining up for the presentation of the Edinburgh Arrow in the Meadows. SV. The Queen with Chief Bowman. GV. The two prize winners Major J. G. S. Gammell and Major A. C. Blair march towards the Queen. GV. The Queen receives the arrow and hands it over to Major Gammell. GV. Massed crowd. GV. The Queen hands the Queen's Prize to Major A. C. Blair. TV. The Scots Greys lined up on the parade field in the Palace gardens. TV. Queen on saluting base surrounded by officials, behind her stands Prince Philip wearing kilt. SV. Old guidon (mounted) is carried away from the ranks escorted on either side by horsemen. LV. The horsemen wheel and walk away across the field leaving the parade. TV. The troops at attention. GV. The Queen presents the new guidon to the Standard Bearer. TV. Soldiers on parade. SV. The Queen on saluting base. LV. The march past with the mountains rising behind the parade ground.

    (Lav.) (Orig.F.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    605.04
    Media URN:
    32247
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/07/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:41:00 / 01:10:14:00
    Canister:
    56/55 Special

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