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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and the two Princesses attending a South Africa v England test match, they arrive and chat to both teams.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    London

    MS Crowds waving as the royal car, the top of which is seen above the crowds, passes, bringing King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret Rose to attend the South Africa v England test match at Lords Cricket Grounds. MS The Royal Party alight from the car and are greeted. LS They walk onto the cricket pitch. MS and CU The King, Queen and Princesses shake hands and chat to both teams. (5 shots). LS Both teams raise their arms twice (possibly part of a "three cheers"?) and the Royal Party leave the pitch.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 26/06/1947.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2401.06
    Media URN:
    66731
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:51:00 / 01:08:16:00
    Canister:
    UN 1748 I

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