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  • Short Summary

    Mute duplicate footage from documentary tracing the Royal Tour of the Commonwealth.

  • Description

    This is a mute duplicate. See the documentary on PM1203 - 'Welcome the Queen!' (reel 1, record b and c) for the complete version.

    Sydney. L/S of the harbour showing the Harbour Bridge. Closer shot of the bridge. Various shots of the harbour, welcoming boats, crowds waving, the royal launch arriving. Crowds greet the royal party. C/Us of some of the spectators. Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh are driven away in an open topped car. C/Us of some of the welcoming decorations. Police holds the crowds back. Mounted escort leads the Queen through Sydney. A dog runs alongside the royal car. Crowds wave from the pavements and balconies. The royal party arrives at the Town Hall (?).

    Bondi Beach, Sydney. L/S of the beach. Queen Elizabeth II arrives to visit. Crowds cheer and applaud. She and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh watch an exhibition by lifesavers. They parade in swimwear holding large banners. Various teams of male lifeguards. The Queen puts on her sunglasses to watch the lifeguards rowing out to sea across the waves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3302.01
    Media URN:
    91298
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1954
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:04:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:10:00 / 01:05:05:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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