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    THE QUEEN AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURG SPENT THEIR TIME TODAY AMONG THE PEOPLE OF ADELAIDE IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA.

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    Background: THE QUEEN AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURG SPENT THEIR TIME TODAY AMONG THE PEOPLE OF ADELAIDE IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA.THEY SAW AND MET THE PEOPLE.THIS AFTERNOON, THE QUEEN AND THE DUKE ATTENDED A GARDEN PARTY OF 9-THOUSAND PEOPLE.HER MAJESTY SPOKE TO MANY PEOPLE, WHILE THE DUKE ALSO WAS ENGAGED IN CONVERSATION WITH OTHERS.

    EARLIER A CROWD ESTIMATED AT A QUARTER OF AN MILLION PEOPLE GREETED THE ROYAL COUPLE ON THE FIRST PROGRESS OF THEIR AUSTRALIAN TOUR.

    AS THEY DROVE DOWN NORTH TERRACE - ONE OF ADELAIDE'S MAIN THOROUGHFARES - THE QUEEN AND THE DUKE WERE CLEARLY VISIBLE IN AN OPEN CAR.THEY WERE TO BE GIVEN AN OFFICIAL WELCOME AT THE ADELAIDE TOWN HALL BY THE LORD MAYOR, MR.GLOVER.

    THERE WAS A BOUQUET FOR THE QUEEN, WHO WAS DRESSED IN A SIMPLE AQUAMARINE FROCK IN A PRINTED CUBIC DESIGN.SHE WORE A BLUE SILK HAT.THE CROWD GAVE AN ENTHUSIASTIC RECEPTION TO THE ROYAL COUPLE.THE DUKE WAS DRESSED AN A PLAIN GREY SUIT.

    ON BEHALF OF THE CITIZENS OF ADELAIDE, MR.GLOVER WELCOMED THE QUEEN, AND THE PREMIER, SIR THOMAS PLAYFORD WAS AMONG THE OFFICIAL PARTY.SHE SAID MUCH HAD CHANGED SINCE HER LAST VISIT TO ADELAIDE BUT SHE WAS DELIGHTED TO FIND THE SAME CHEERFUL AND FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE AS STRONG AS EVER.THERE WAS PLENTY OF EVIDENCE OF THIS AS THE ROYAL COUPLE DROVE AWAY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2S3I4ODMGF1BGF4V9UWMH22LB
    Media URN:
    VLVA2S3I4ODMGF1BGF4V9UWMH22LB
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:20:00
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    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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