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    ENGLAND: FAREWELL TO KING & QUEEN OF SWEDE. London:- King Gustav of Sweden replies to address of welcome tendered by City Corporation, an memorable visit is climaxed by performance at Royal Opera House. COVENT GARDEN, OPERA HOUSE, ENGLAND TV Royals arriving - Queen Elizabeth II shakes hands with Lady Waverley, followed by King gustav & Lord Waverley greeting. CU Queen Elizabeth shakes hands with personalities. TV Royals -- Queen Louise & Duke of Edinburgh greeted. CU Princess Margaret walking in front of Duke of Edinburgh. TV Royals leaving foyer on way to auditorium. BV Royals up stairs to auditorium. LV Rails into box. SV Royals taking seats. CU Queen Elizabeth & King Gustav seated chatting.



    ENGLAND: FAREWELL TO KING & QUEEN OF SWEDEN. London:- King Gustav of Sweden replies to address of welcome tendered by City Corporation, and memorable visit is climaxed by performance at Royal Opera House. GUILDHALL, ENGLAND GBV Royal carriage carrying King Gustav & Queen Louise of Sweden arriving at Guildhall. SV Swedish Royals greeted by Lord Mayor of London, Sir Noel Bowater & Lady Mayoress. TV Procession into Guildhall. Closer V Ditto. GV Assembly seated. SV King Gustav & Sir Noel Bowater. TV Duke & Duchess of Gloucester with other V.I.Ps. SV Lord Mayor presenting scroll & casket to King.(Nat.sd.) SV Duke & Duchess of Gloucester applauding. SV King Gustav speaks:-(Nat.sd.) SCU Ditto:-(Nat.sd.) GV King bows, sits mid applause.



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    SV Lord Mayor, Sir Noel Bowater speaks:-



    "With all the good wishes of the citizens of London."



    SV King Gustav of Sweden speaks:-



    "I thank you most cordially for this act of courtesy and friendship. The walk of this noble building bear witness of a long and of a proud history."



    SCU..."And may the friendship between the City and Sweden grow ever closer as the years go by." (applause)



    Royalty; King Gustav Adolphus VI of Sweden (1882-1973, reigned 1950-1973), Music and Dance; Ceremonies - Local Government; Queen Louise of Sweden (1889-1965), Great Britain




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    London

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    Film ID:
    VLVA9UYH9NNKPH2ZIZ45C6QLG1G40
    Media URN:
    VLVA9UYH9NNKPH2ZIZ45C6QLG1G40
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/06/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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