• Short Summary

    The Carnival Queen of Torquay is crowned in the harbour.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Torquay".

    Devon.

    Carnival Queen crowned.

    LS General view of the harbour at Torquay with crowds gathered on the beach.

    MS the launch carrying the Mayor of Torquay, Alderman Allams, the Queen Elect, her maids of honour etc, out into the harbour for the crowning ceremony.

    CU head shot 3/4 face, in wide brimmed off the face hat, of Helen Shingler, ABC film star.

    MS the Queen elect is helped of the ship.

    CU small girl holding the crown.

    CU Helen Shingler receiving the crown from a small girl and putting it on the Carnival Queen's head (Rita Raith).

    CU Head shot of the Queen. Pan to CU head shot of Helen Shingler.

    LS The Queen and others pose on the ship.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1187.19
    Media URN:
    41210
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    03/07/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:44:00 / 01:24:31:00
    Canister:
    47/53

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