• Short Summary

    Colour documentary - Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip touring Commonwealth countries.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Royal Tour - Round The World with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh - Fiji and Tonga". Credits at the start item.

    Fiji. CU Fijians. LV Queen Elizabeth II steps ashore walking with Governor. She stops, three year old Mei Kainona walks forward, bows and presents bouquet. VS guards. VS car carrying Queen and Prince Philip drives through streets. The Royals arrive at Albert Park. Shots as Queen walks to dais. VS of Fijians in crowd. Ceremonies honour Queen. Local sacred drink Kava is prepared and served to Queen and Duke. Various good shots of traditional dances. Their Majesties leave. VS of Fijian girls dancing at school which the Queen visits. Boys and girls dance. VS of the Harbour as the Royals arrive to board the flying boat that takes them on next stage of tour. People wave as the plane takes off.

    See Reel 2 for the Royals in Tonga. PM2255 has copy of reel 1 and reel 2.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2255.07
    Media URN:
    74508
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:07:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:24:00 / 01:47:20:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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