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    On Oct 21, Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Philip, will arrive in the ancient city of Copenhagen for 5-day private visit.

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    Roll One.

    Pigeons City Square - 4 shots children playing. Pigeons - Tivoli, main entrance of Tivoli, garden closed and used for cars. China Theatre in Tivoli used in winter for parking cars.

    Advertising for Tivoli -

    view over Tivoli Garden, in B.G. will be a new hotel -

    statue of H.C. Lumbye, a famous Danish composer. 3 shots of children playing on the statue. China Theatre -

    2 shots China Theatre. People waiting for bus

    arrival and departure 3 shots -

    two girls walk on city square -

    four Americans following them -

    People on bicycles on the streets -

    Horses used for the traffic -


    Roll 2.

    Fish market, shot of the old women sitting -

    Customers buying fish -

    5 shots of the fish market -

    The bridge to Amager - ship passes -

    People waiting for the bridge to close again -

    Bicycle over the bridge -

    2 shots of the Stock Exchange - a tram passes the building -

    Tower of the Stock Exchange -

    Parliament, Christiansborg Castle, two shots -

    4 shots of granite busts (depicting citizens of Denmark after paying tax.) -

    Parliament Building -

    Canals round the old part of Copenhagen -

    Statue of Fredrik the Seventh on horse - boy scouts round statue -

    shot date: "King of Denmark, 1848" -

    The canals round old Copenhagen -

    Roll 3.

    Canals round the old part of Copenhagen, 4 shots -

    Old boat, pan up to old building, 3 shots -

    Old gat-lamp on wall -

    Gefion Fountain, close to English Church -

    Water form status - background, the towers of English Church -

    English Church, people into the church - the guard arrives, change of guard -

    Shot of the castle.

    Roll 4.

    Shots of Fredensborg Castle, (where the two Queens, and Philip and King Fredrik will stay).

    Shot from the garden, some of the statues.

    Roll 5.

    Nyhavn, the old part of Copenhagen, the old harbour quarter of the town, now its just bars - mostly beers are sold. Hundreds of thousands of people visit Nyhavn for the special Sailor-atmosphere.

    Inside the bar Hongkong, people drink beer -

    Piano player playing, stops drinks, and continues -

    Buddha statue from China -

    The bar -

    The bartender shakes drink -

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    Background: On Oct 21, Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by Prince Philip, will arrive in the ancient city of Copenhagen for 5-day private visit. They will stay with Denmark's King Fredrik and Queen Ingrid at Fredensborg Castel, just outside the capital.

    The fairy-tale city will be as interesting as ever in its autumn setting. Among places of great interest for the royal visitors will be the Parliament Building - Christiansborg Castle - the colourful fish market, where the old women prepare fish for sale Amalienborg Castle and the Royal Guard, and many other attractions.

    Not least among the sights are Copenhagen's cyclists. Of Denmark's population of about 4 1/2 million, some 2 million own bicycles. Nearly a million of these are in Copenhagen.

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