• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II unveils statue of her father on Trafalgar Day.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material. 1955?

    Trafalgar Day + unveiling King George VI statue, London and Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    2 shots Nelson's statue. Nelson's ship "Victory" showing deck where Nelson died.

    Various shots Nelson's column in Trafalgar Square. MS Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) laying wreath at Nelson's column.

    Various shots of Queen Mother and Princess Margaret arriving at Carlton Gardens for the unveiling of the statue of King George VI. MS Queen Elizabeth II followed by Duke of Edinburgh arriving. LS of crowd at Carlton Gardens. Various shots of crowd, with umbrellas. LS Queen Elizabeth unveiling statue of King George VI. CU statue. Various shots of Queen making speech (natural sound) about unveiling of her father's statue and Trafalgar Day, she asks the Minister of Works (Nigel Birch?) to take charge of the statue. LS Minister of Works making acceptance speech (natural sound). LS of crowds in Carlton Gardens around statue. CU statue.

    According to original dope sheet this item is a "Special for Sir Philip Warter". (Sir Philip was Chairman of Associated British Picture Corporation (ABPC)).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2724.06
    Media URN:
    80334
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:45:00 / 01:30:12:00
    Canister:
    UN 3223 B

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