• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, has returned from her Commonwealth tour - a journey of more than 25,000 miles.

  • Description

    1.
    LV. Britannia in flight.


    2.
    CS. Ditto.


    3.
    SV. Queen and Princess Anne waiting. Princess Margaret also waits.


    4.
    CS. The Queen and Princess Margaret.


    5.
    " ONE WHISPERING GIANT (PAUSE) "APPROACHING US ...."


    6.
    "ONE OF THE BEST ROVING "AMBASSADORS THAT THIS COUNTRY "HAS EVER HAD."


    7.
    CS. Queen Mother waves from car.


    8.
    GV. Car past and out of shot.




    Initials AW/VCW



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, has returned from her Commonwealth tour - a journey of more than 25,000 miles. It ended a few minutes after 11 this morning, when a Britannia airliner of BOAC brought the Queen Mother to London Airport. The Queen, Princess Margaret and Princess Anne came across the airstrip to meet the 'plane. A cold wind was blowing and the Queen was wearing a fur coat. It was six and a half weeks since the Queen Mother had left London for the journey that made her the first member of the Royal Family to fly round the world. She was waiting at the door of the aircraft to greet her daughters and her grand-daughter. After the family reunion inside the plane, she was to meet representatives of the Government, airline officials and Commonwealth High Commissioners, before the Royal party walked to the VIP lounge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8GKGPG14S6N9HM4Q7Y6C9NIYA
    Media URN:
    VLVA8GKGPG14S6N9HM4Q7Y6C9NIYA
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/03/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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