• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh board a plane to embark on the Royal Commonwealth Tour, and are seen off by King George VI, the Queen Mother and Winston Churchill, among others

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Royal Commonwealth Tour Begins

    ENGLAND: London: London Heathrow Airport:
    EXT

    AEROPLANES ENGLISH. Shots Argonaut of BOAC at London Airport when Royal Pair board for Australia Tour.. shots take off etc etc

    BUCKINGHAM PALACE. Car with King, Queen and Princess Margaret leaves thro' gates, followed by another with Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Elizabeth en route on Australia Tour

    CHURCHILL WINSTON P.M. Goes aboard plane at London Airport to see Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh off on Australian Tour.. with royal party etc

    EDINBURGH DUKE of. Follows in car with Princess Elizabeth behind King Queen and Princess Margaret from Palace to London Airport.. Crowds watching etc also greet at Airport as they embark for Australian Tour.. Take off and waving etc etc.. Party joined by Mountbattens and Duke Gloucester

    PRINCESS ELIZABETH. Follows in car with Duke of Edinburgh behind car with King, Queen and Princess Margaret from Palace to London Airport to leave on Australian Tour.. shots as they board plane and depart etc.. joined by Duke of Gloucester and Mountbattens

    ELIZABETH QUEEN..Now the QUEEN MOTHER In car with King and Princess Margaret leaving Palace, followed by Duke and Princess Elizabeth in car.. at London Airport, go aboard plane, crowds watch, exit and wave as Royal Pair set off on Australian Tour., joined by Duke of Gloucester and Mountbattens

    GEORGE VI KING OF ENGLAND. In car with Queen and Princess Margaret leaving Buckingham Palace..followed by Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Elizabeth in car en route to London Airport..crowds also at destination.. party walks across tarmac, joined by Duke of Gloucester.. enter plane, exit and wave as Royal Couple take off for Australian Tour

    DUKE OF GLOUCESTER.. In group with King Queen, Princess Margaret and two Mountbattens as they wave to Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Elizabeth leaving by air from London to Australia Tour

    LONDON AIRPORT. Crowds cheer cars with King, Queen, Princess Margaret Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh arriving to go on Australian Tour..party joined by Mountbattens, and Duke Gloucester..board plane and Churchill. plane takes off wave etc etc

    MARGARET PRINCESS ROSE In a car with King and Queen as they lead Duke of Edinburgh and Princess from Palace to London Airport to leave on Australia Tour.. shots waving etc etc as they depart etc etc

    MOUNTBATTEN EARL & COUNTESS Join King Queen Princess Margaret to see Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Elizabeth off in plane at London Airport for Australia. leaving plane waving. daughter goes as Lady-in Waiting to Princess

    NEWSREELS Good shots various companies cameras set up taking departure or Royal Couple from London Airport on Australian Tour

    Royalty; Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (LT Philip Mountbatten), Queen Elizabeth II

    ambassador, diplomat, diplomacy, travel, foreign relations, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, Queen Elizabeth, The Princess Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, Princess Elizabeth of York
    Background: Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh board a plane to embark on the Royal Commonwealth Tour, and are seen off by King George VI, the Queen Mother and Winston Churchill, among others

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA423SGJUQTTYQNPA740SJN0JEI
    Media URN:
    VLVA423SGJUQTTYQNPA740SJN0JEI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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