• Short Summary

    Queen Mother opens new building at Lloyds, London.

  • Description


    GV. New Lloyd's building. LV. Interior, Elaborate Adams Committee Room - this was moved entirely from Bowood House, Wiltshire. SV. Adams fireplace. SV. Committee's desk in corner. BV. Guests assembling in main underwriting room, which is very long, three times as long as the old one. LV. Guests assembling. SV. Queen Mother stepping out of car and being greeted by new Lord Mayor of London, Sir Dennis Truscott, Princess Margaret is with her. GV. Balcony showing many guests seated waiting arrival of the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret. SV. Lutine Bell being rung twice. GV. Guests standing watching Queen Mother and Princess Margaret taking their places on section of marble gallery. SV. Queen Mother and Princess Margaret take their seats. GV. Guests sit down. SV. Queen Mother, listening to Chairman of Lloyd's, Mr Walter Barrie. SV. Mr Barrie walks forward and presents Queen with the address. SV. People on balcony watching. SV. Queen Mother standing in front of microphones preparing to make speech. TV. Guests seated. SV. Queen Mother speaking (natural sound). She talks about Lloyd's history. Laughter at end of her speech. SV. Guests watching ceremony. LV. Queen Mother pressing button, curtains open revealing plaque. CU. Plaque on wall. CU. Plaque. GV. Queen Mother walking towards camera with guests.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:04:00 / 01:14:11:00

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