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    Queen Elizabeth visits School of Military Engineering. Great quality at times, initial inconsistencies of light

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    Chatham, Surrey

    ELIZABETH II QUEEN QUEEN OF ENGLAND. H.Q. LS. Crowds outside house which Queen is visiting. LS.(2 shots)The Queen holding umbrella up, looking at the Robert Howe Steam Engine. LS. 2 shots: LS. of mechanical mine-laying (2 shots). LS. Launching heavy girder bridge. Various shots, MS. Spectators. LS. Queen inspecting bridging models in large tank. LS. Queen in glass panelled royal box. LS. Queen meets R.E. officers. officers
    LS. Queen walking across to bridging models in tank. LS. Queen inspects bridging models, and walks away. Spectators LS. Queen in royal box. LS . Various shots, loaded tanks across bridges (Assault bridging). LS. Spectators assembled in gallery. LS. Queen in royal box. LS. Two cross-country fork lift trucks. LS. Motor grader demonstrating its versatility in blade control and steering. LS. Wheeled excavator at work. LS. Two cross-country fork lift trucks. LS. Agricultural tractor with a hydraulically operated digging attachment digging a slit trench. Various shots, method of construction of heavy girder bridge. various shots demonstration of rapid assault crossing of small gaps by tanks. Various shots, demonstration of the Linked Ark method of crossing. Elevated, Queen leaving (by car). L.S's Queen arrives at Brompton Barracks and meets V.I.Ps. LS. MS. Queen inspects Guard of Honour. Various shots, Queen meets Warrant Officers and Sergeants. Good light and still shots. Various shots, Queen meets veterans. LS. Queen meets Warrant Officer H. Eaton and his wife and daughter, and enters their house. (Lav.)

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:42:00 / 01:43:18:00
    UN 2885 B

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