• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive in England after visiting USA.

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    Queen's plane taxiing in at London airport. SV. Pan, Queen Mother with Princess Anne walking to the plane. SV. Parth of crowd waving. BV. Queen Mother and Princess Anne going up steps to plane. GV. Cameramen perched on top of their cars. SV. Part of crowd waving. SV. Queen Elizabeth followed by Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, step from plane and start to come down steps. SCU. Part of crowd waving. LV. Royal party walking away from plane. Queen and Duke are greeted back by Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and other ministers. SV. Crowd waving. LV. Royal party walking away from plane.

    Slip pan - Queen's car arriving at the Byrd Stadium for the football game between Maryland University and North Carolina. GV. Crowd rise to their feet. GTV. Queen's car coming to a standstill. GV. Crowd at stadium. SV. Pan, Queen makes towards her seat watched by large crowd. SV. Photographers. SV. Queen receiving armfuls of presents. SCU. The Duke between two football players examining the ball. SV. The Queen looking interested watching proceedings, & SV. GTV. Line up, dark shirts pass it back. A player grabs it and starts to make his run and is clear through. A light shirt dives but can't stop him. And he runs over the line. Pan up to cheering crowd. GV. The royal stand with people round the royal couple cheering and standing up.

    GV. White House. GV. Volumes of large books standing on table 'Papers of the British Army in America'. The Queen walks out to look at them followed by President Dwight Eisenhower (Ike), his wife Mamie and Duke of Edinburgh. CU. Books 'Headquarters Papers of the British Army in America'. SV. President Eisenhower and wife standing in front of books talking to Queen. Pan to Queen. GV. President Eisenhower and Queen start to inspect the books.

    GV. Exterior of the Pan American Union at night. GV. Interior, the Queen shakes hands with Mrs Dulles, wife of American Secretary of State, Mr John Foster Dulles. Prince Philip shakes hands with Mrs Dulles. SV. The group, Mr Selwyn Lloyd, British Foreign Secretary is also there. The group gets ready to be photographed. CU. Mr John Foster Dulles and the Queen.

    GV. Ferryboat, Queen's car arriving on it at Staten Island. Boat's name is 'US Army Ferry - Lieutenant Samuel S. Coursen'. SV. The Queen walking from car followed by Mr Harriman, Governor of New York. GV. Interior, below deck, food preparations showing beautiful silver and great food. CU. Pan, silverware and food. Angle shot, Royal Standard with zeppelin in background. GV. Ferryboat surrounded by other boats moving across Hudson river. GV. Ferryboat with zeppelin flying above it. STV. Queen and Duke on bridge watching sight. Turn round and talk to somebody in direction of camera. GV. Tugs spraying columns of water with zeppelin above. GV. Tugs spraying water. STV. Smiling Queen and Duke on deck. GV. Dozens of small craft dressed overhaul following ferryboat. CU. Queen and Duke with an official having things pointed out to them. The Queen points out.

    GV. Pan, the statue of Liberty, pan to the Mayflower. GTV. Queen Elizabeth II surrounded by officials watching from the boat, pan to the Mayflower. GV. Ferryboat passing statue of Liberty with zeppelin overhead. Nearer shot of boat passing the statue. CU. Smiling Queen looking around. GV. From boat, of the New York skyline. SV. Queen having things pointed out to her. GV. New York skyline. CU. Smiling Queen. GV. Place in dock where ferry comes in with sign "Welcome to City of New York" - department of Marine and Aviation. STV. Queen getting into car.

    LV. Elevated shot of crowds on Broadway. GV. Massed crowds marching down Broadway. SV. Troops marching along Broadway. GV. Back shot as the parade of cars passes down Broadway. SV. Squad of men marching passed carrying American flags. GV. Queen's car at the head of a very long line of cars coming down Broadway and tick-tape falling all over the place. LV. Tick-tape being thrown from windows. GV. Pan down building as tick-tape comes down. Queen's car driving down street. LV. Front shot of the Queen's car with motorcycle escort in front. AS. Tick-tape showering down from buildings, & AS. SV. Front shot of Queen's car during the drive. SV. Queen's car covered in tick-tape.

    GV. United Nations building. LV. Interior shot as Mr Dag Hammerskjold, Secretary General of the United Nations steps forward and shakes hands with the Queen. She enters the building followed by Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh. Mr Hammerskjold shakes hand with him. GV. Press photographers. LV. Queen accompanied by Mr Hammerskjold walking towards stairs. GV. Delegates seated inside awaiting the Queen. GV. Queen walking down between delegates who are standing as she makes her way to the rostrum. SV. Cameraman. SV. Queen and Duke seated on the rostrum. Queen stands up and walks towards microphone. SV. Cameraman. SV. Queen speaks "The United Nations is an organisation dedicated to peace, where representatives from all over the world meet to examine the problems of the time. When justice and respect for obligations are firmly established, the United Nations will the more confidently achieve the goal of a world at peace, law abiding and prosperous, for which men and women have striven so long and which is the heart's desire of every nation here represented. I offer you my best wishes in your task and pray that you may be successful." The Queen stops speaking and turns to go back to her seat. LV. Queen walking back to her seat. GV. Camera pans to the audience in the assembly hall as they rise and applaud the Queen.

    GV. Queen's car driving away from the United Nations building closely followed by other car as they drive towards the Empire State building. GV. New York skyline. LV. Queen walking out onto sight seeing ledge of the Empire State building and she stands and looks at New York. GV. New York skyline, in the distance is the United Nation building. SV. Queen and officials looking out and one of them points out something to the Queen. GV. New York skyline.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:07:54:00

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