• Short Summary

    The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive in Corsica for their holiday.

  • Description

    Ajaccio, Corsica.

    SV. Campo Del Oro airport - extremely cloudy, not a holiday wther. The Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh having come down from plane are greeted by local prefect Marcel Savreux. SV. Plane, and group round it, including Prince Philip, Queen and Princess Alexandra of Kent. SCU. Sailors standing to attention with guns. SCU. Queen and Marcel Savreux walking along in front of sailors standing, with guns up. SCU. Now the Duke comes along after sailors talking to a man. GV. Harbour (pretty), small boats laying on shore. SCU. Statue of Napoleon. SV. Queen just going down steps onto small craft which takes her and Duke out to the royal yacht Britannia. SV. Small craft starting to move away from harbour side. Queen and Duke smiling back at the crowd on the quay and sailors standing to attention on the boat. GV. Small craft in foreground, moving towards the yachts. SV. Royal yacht Britannia. SV. Small craft coming out to the yacht. SCU. Panning, the bow of the Britannia. LV. Britannia in the harbour taken from the shore, small boys standing in front of camera looking out to boat. LV. Britannia moving away to start cruise.

    (F.G.) (Orig.D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    575.05
    Media URN:
    31731
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/03/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:19:00 / 01:05:12:00
    Canister:
    56/22

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