• Short Summary

    After a strenuous day in which the Queen visited six Ontario cities, her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh attended July 2 a performance of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" in stratford, Ontario, the Festival city of the same name as Shakespeare's birthplace.

  • Description

    1.
    LV Station pan to Royal train arrived
    0.04

    2.
    SV Queen Duke step down from train
    0.10

    3.
    CU Queen shakes hands
    0.15

    4.
    CU Duke shakes hands
    0.19

    5.
    SV Girl presents bouquet
    0.30

    6.
    GV Stratford Theatre
    0.34

    7.
    LV Royal car arrived
    0.37

    8.
    SV Crowd
    0.40

    9.
    SV Queen and Duke greeted
    0.45

    10.
    LV Stage set
    0.49

    11.
    LV Audience
    0.52

    12.
    SV Audience
    0.55

    13.
    SV Queen and Duke shake performers hands
    1.01

    14.
    SCU Ditto
    1.07

    15.
    STV Ditto
    1.12

    16.
    SCV Queen and Duke chatting.
    1.17

    17.
    CU Queen greets performer.
    1.20

    18.
    CU Duke greets performer
    1.27

    19.
    SV Queen walks through stage set.
    1.32

    20.
    LV PAN ... Queen through foyer, leaving.
    1.44



    Initials BA/AS/KB/RL



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: After a strenuous day in which the Queen visited six Ontario cities, her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh attended July 2 a performance of Shakespeare's "As You Like It" in stratford, Ontario, the Festival city of the same name as Shakespeare's birthplace.

    After the play, the Queen and the Duke went back-stage to meet the actors- among them Irene Worth, the well-known American-born British actress. Outside the theatre the crowd gave the Royal visitors a thunderous ovation, while overhead fireworks flashed in a colourful display.

    On the 6 July the Queen and Duke were to enter the United States for their visit too Chicago.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2O5E3OWPAME6XYUZ83MBZR0WV
    Media URN:
    VLVA2O5E3OWPAME6XYUZ83MBZR0WV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/07/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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