Queen Elizabeth II attends a garden party at Holyrood House and Order of the Thistle service.
High angle shots over grounds of Palace of Holyrood House. Crowds of people in top hats and tails and women in hats and dresses. STV. Queen Elizabeth II walking along lawn, accompanied by Lord Rosebery (Albert Edward Harry Meyer Archibald Primrose).
STV. Queen shaking hands with a woman. More high angle shots of the guests at the royal garden party. SV. Queen shaking hands with Burmese M.Ps (Members of Parliament) in traditional costume, and a Burmese woman, Mrs. Ba Maung Chein. High angle shot of the garden party.
SV. Royal archers coming to attention. CU. Royal archer. SV. Towards and pan, Queen walking under canopy to the library for robing (She is wearing a fur coat). MS shots of the crowd of well wishers waiting to see the Queen, they wave. High angle shot of procession of the Knights of the most ancient & noble Order of the Thistle under covered walkway to St. Giles' Cathedral. GTV. Queen walking in procession in robes of the thistle, to St. Giles' Cathedral. SV. Towards, Duke of Gloucester (Prince Henry) in robe followed by the Queen in robes walking under canopy to the cathedral. (Orig.Rota Lav.) (Orig."I")
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