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    Fiji Islands, Pacific Is.: GV 'GOTHIC' at sea. SV Queen with movie camera Duke behind her. SCU Queen with camera. SV Neptune with Queen. SV Duke of Edinburgh dabbing paint on Pamela Mountbatten at line crossing ceremony. SV Pamela tipped back into tank of water. GV Queen watching ceremony. SV Duke gets bucket of water tossed over him. SBV Duke pushed into pool followed by others. TV Duke & others in pool. SV Duke out of pool. SCU Duke with Queen. SV Cruiser 'SHEFFIELD' LV Queen posing with Ship's Company. Closer V Ditto. SV New Zealand cruiser 'BLACK PRINCE' TV Queen on 'BLACK PRINCE', Gothic in b-g. SV Queen with Officers. SV Queen posing with Officers. GV 'GOTHIC' in Suva Bay. GV Dhows in Suva Bay. LV Suva Bay, coral reef in b-g. SV Native chieftains making speech of welcome to Queen on board 'GOTHIC' SV Pan Native chieftain with whale tooth pan to Queen & party. STV Chieftains.



    GV Chieftains presenting whale tooth with sinnet cord - Queen accepts it - hands it to the Maxtanivanus. Closer V Man with whale tooth, Queen & Duke onlooking. GV Suva Bay. SV Queen with Governor, His Excellency, Sir Ronald Garvey at Kings Wharf, Queen is presented with bouquet by little Fijian girl, Adi Met Kainena. GV Queen & Duke arriving at Albert Park. CU Types. SV Queen & Duke with others on dais. SV Colourful types towards to present whales teeth to Queen. SV Pan Colourful type walking towards Queen. LV Types presenting whales teeth to Queen. SCU Old Fijian looking on. CU Another ditto. GV Fijians gathering to prepare Kava. SV Royals looking on. LV Pouring liquid in to basin for kava. SV Chief mixer straining Kava with hibiscus fibre. CU Type looking on. SV Chief holding out shell full of kava at arms length. SV Man walking towards Queen with Kava. CU Old native type. SV Queen drinking kava. SV Duke ditto. STV Fijians dancing the club dance. SV Royals watching. GV Natives dancing spear dance. GV Pan Royals towards in an illuminated car.



    Angle V Electric sign 'E.R.II, GRAND PACIFIC HOTEL' LV Royals in evening dress on balcony, they wave to crowd. SV Ditto. LV Royal car arrives at Legislative building. Angle V Legislative building. SBV Royals into Leg. building. SV Fijians waiting outside. LV Fijian official being decorated by Queen. (Int) SV Int. Another Fijian receiving decoration. GV Pan Royals in car towards Air Base. LV Royals going aboard flying boat. GV Motors start up & boat starts to move. LV Flying boat underway.



    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain (b. 1926, reigned 1952- ), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten) (b. 1921), British Empire; Ships and Boats




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    TURNER, MOVIETONE

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1BT7ZZB0XXLLP8YBVWRQC2MUN
    Media URN:
    VLVA1BT7ZZB0XXLLP8YBVWRQC2MUN
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/12/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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