• Description

    Full title reads: "The Queen In Manchester".

    Manchester, Lancashire. The Queen inspects the Manchester Regiment and opens the reconstructed Free Trade Hall.

    GV Queen inspecting, Guard of Honour of Manchester Regiment outside Cathedral. SV Towards Queen stops and talks. CU Soldier. SV Towards Queen nears end front rank; turns and inspects second. CU Pan Queen inspecting. SV Soldiers. CU Queen talks to soldier then walks on.

    VS Cars arriving at new Free Trade Hall. VS Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) alights at Free Trade Hall and greeted by Lord Mayor. SV Crowd. LV Queen unveils plaque. CU Queen and Lord Mayor walking into Hall GV Queen on platform about to speak. CU Queen speaking "and I hope that this building, which enshrines the name of free trade, may inspire anew other freedoms, freedom from intolerance, freedom from faction and prejudice. It is these, perhaps, as much as anything today which may bring us nearer to what is most dear to all out hearts, the progress and well-being of our dear country."

    (Orig. Rota Lav.) (Orig. G. Tin 2) Pathe News Special.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:34:00 / 01:57:18:00
    51/93 (Special)
    Sort Number:
    51/093 (Special)
  • Appears in...

    Religion & Politics War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    local Endor Post-war Construction Manchester Manchester 1940s and 1950s Manchester
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