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  • Short Summary

    Prince Philip and Princess Elizabeth watch student parade, parade passes through Piccadilly.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) watching student carnival parade in Hyde Park, London.

    Various shots carnival floats and students in fancy dress. Various shots Philip and Elizabeth looking at floats with the carnival organiser. Various shots male and female students in fancy dress on the floats. More shots Philip and Elizabeth looking at float procession from dais. Philip presents trophy cup to student from London University.

    Various shots procession of carnival floats down Regents Street and through Piccadilly Circus, good view of Eros in background. Good shots students clowning about in fancy dress on float. Procession passes into the Haymarket.

    More shots procession passing Philip and Elizabeth on dais in Hyde Park. One of the floats has an orchestra on, the students dance to the music. Philip and Elizabeth get into Royal car and drive away.

    More shots procession passing through Piccadilly.

    Fancy dress costumes include: period costume, Scottish kilts, ancient Greeks, policemen and schoolmasters.

    Date given on original dope sheet is 21/03/1949.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2262.30
    Media URN:
    65157
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1949
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:00:00 / 01:54:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 2079 F

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