• Short Summary

    Posting of the Royal Proclamation announcing the birth of Prince Charles to Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh

  • Description

    Gaumont British Ident

    SLATE INFORMATION: A Royal Prince is Born

    ENGLAND: London: Westminster: Buckingham Palace:
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    ALBERT HALL Duke of Edinburgh see arriving for Sea Cadet display


    ARTILLERY King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery fires salute on birth of Royal, Prince.


    SIR GEORGE AYLWEN Hangs up official message on birth of Prince Charles at the Mansion House


    BELLS Bell ringers at Westminster Abbey ringing birth of Royal Prince news


    BUCKINGHAM PALACE Shot of the Palace with the Victoria Memorial in foreground used in "A royal Prince is born". Crowds seen in front of Palace and Royal Proclamation hung up on railing outside


    DUKE OF EDINBURGH Good shot of the Duke


    EDE, JAMES CHUTER (HOME SECRETARY) Hangs up official message of birth of Royal Prince at the Home Office


    PRINCESS ELIZABETH Very good shot of Elizabeth


    QUEEN ELIZABETH Good shot seen with the King


    GEORGE VI Good shot seen with Queen


    GLASS. Hands raising glasses for toast (used in Royal Prince is born) also others in public bar with pint glasses


    HOME OFFICE Mr Chuter Ede hangs up offical bulletin of birth of the Royal Prince outside. People seen looking


    MANSION HOUSE Lord Mayor, Sir Aylwen hangs up official message on birth of Royal Prince. People seen reading it


    NAVAL BRITISH Ships of the Royal Navy fire salute and dressed in masthead colours until sunset


    PUBLIC HOUSE Shot of sign outside public house - "The Crown" Another shot of pint glasses being raised as toast "used in Birth of Royal Prince"


    ROYAL AIR FORCE Ceremonial hoisting of the Colours at R.A.F. Uxbridge Camp. Prayers offered at Parade service to birth of Royal Prince to Elizabeth


    ROYAL HORSE ARTILLERY and Royal Artillery King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery fires salute of 41 guns on birth of Royal Prince in Hyde Park


    SHIPPING Shots of shipping in the Tower Basin


    TOASTS Hands raising glasses to drink toast - while others in public bar raise pint mugs of beer. (used in Royal Prince is born)


    WESTMINSTER ABBEY Very good shot of Westminster Abbey - pan shot and of bellringers used in "Birth of Royal Prince"


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

    crowd, crowds, message, bulletin, mansion, newspaper, news paper, celebration, Elizabeth II, Elizabeth Alexandra Mary, Queen Elizabeth, Duchess of Edinburgh, Princess Elizabeth of York, The Queen
    Background: Posting of the Royal Proclamation announcing the birth of Prince Charles to Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5RCSULKNKLZXXDPXY9MDNGM43
    Media URN:
    VLVA5RCSULKNKLZXXDPXY9MDNGM43
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1948
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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