• Short Summary

    Various shots of Queen addressing Royal Society in Royal Albert Hall on its tercentenary.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.


    MS King Gustav and Queen Louise of Sweden alight from car and are greeted. MS People standing in rain, with raincoats on and umbrellas up. MS Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arrive. Various interior shots as procession of Fellows makes its way down aisle. Various shots as the Queen and Duke make their way to platform. LS and MS Queen speaking, congratulating the Royal Society of London for improving Natural Knowledge, the oldest scientific Society in the world, on its Tercentenary and on the fine work it does for the cause of science, and concludes by presenting a silver bell to the President as a token of her continuing interest in the work of the Society. (Nat. sound). CUs Fellows of Royal Society applauding. LS President of Royal Society makes his speech of thanks. (Nat. sound). LS King of Sweden is formally admitted into the Society. (Nat. sound). MS King signs the Charter Book. LS King of Sweden makes speech of thanks for the Royal Society making him an Honorary Fellow. (Nat. sound). Various shots as the Queen, Prince Philip, King and Queen of Sweden leave the hall. LS Royal Standard flying from roof of Albert Hall.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 19/07/1960.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:19:00 / 01:51:28:00
    UN 3385 A

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