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  • Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh visit Eggesford, Barnstaple and Exeter in Devon.

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

    Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) in Devon.

    Crowds cheer the Queen and Duke - seems to be at Eggesford Forestry Commission. The Royals meet officials. Queen looks at stone covered with a Union Jack flag - commemorative plaque. Queen opens ornate gate - Exeter University? She walks about grounds with Mayor and officials. Duke follows with others. Royals meet more officials. Queen is presented with bouquet of flowers by a little girl - could be Joan Sanders - daughter of former Mayor.

    Shot of castle tower. General view of guests at garden party. Queen and Mayor walk about grounds with Duke and another woman following. Queen speaks to people in crowds at Forestry Commission. Shot of plaque on hunk of stone. Queen walks past cheering crowds. Queen with officials - one holds sword.

    Royal train arrives at Barnstaple Station. Queen alights and is greeted by Lord Lieutenant of Devon, Earl Fortescue, and being presented to Mayor (AW Clarkey?), Town Clerk (FJ Broad), and other officials. L/S of Queen, Lord Lieutenant followed by Duke and others walking towards camera. Queen inspects 4th Battalion Devonshire Regiment.

    Various shots of Queen at Eggesford Forestry commission, unveiling commemorative plaque, and planting tree. Queen is given a pair of secateurs. General view of Duke planting tree and being given a 'slasher' (? looks like a big stick!). M/S of Queen receiving bouquet from Miss Joan Sanders (daughter of ex-Mayor) at some indoor function.

    Several shots of children cheering in Pannier Market. Crowds in flag-decked street. Queen leaves Mayor's Parlour and looks up at Barnstaple Glove of Welcome. Quick shot of Exeter University students applauding. Various shots inside Queens Hall, Barnstaple. Aldermen and Councillors are presented to the Queen and Duke, also a vase is presented to Queen as a momento of her visit.

    Various shots of Exeter University students waiting for the Queen's arrival. Queen walks along with official. Queen and Duke look at old manuscripts in the University Library. Royal car drives away from University as crowds cheer.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:41:00 / 01:13:59:00
    UN 2843 A

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