• Short Summary

    The birth of the Queen's second son was officially registered at Buckingham Palace, March 22.?

  • Description

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    GV Caxton Hall.
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    SV PAN FROM Pressmen to Registrar, posing for cameraman with brief case and holding birth certificate.
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    CU Ditto.
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    4.
    SV Registrar walks from Caxton Hall.
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    SV Cameramen.
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    GV PAN..Registrar leaves in taxi for Buckingham Palace.
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    GV Buckingham Palace with crowds.
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    SV Ditto.
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    SV PAN FROM pram to crowd.
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    CU Registrar arrives at Palace.
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    SV..TWO SHOTS..Pressmen wait outside Palace.
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    LV Registrar arrives back at Caxton Hall.
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    SCU Ditto walks through crowd and enters Caxton Hall.
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    TOP V.INT..Pressmen take first pictures of birth certificate.
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    15.
    SCU AND CU..Birth certificate.
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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: The birth of the Queen's second son was officially registered at Buckingham Palace, March 22. Leaving Caxton Hall, Westminster, Mr. William Prince, Deputy Superintendent Registrar for the City of Westminster, went by taxi to the Palace where details of the baby's birth were entered in the 12 by 18 inch Register of Births are recorded all births taking place in the same area as Buckingham Palace.

    The names given to the new Prince - now 32 days old - are Andrew Albert Christian Edward. According to one authority, he will be the first British Royal Prince to use the name Andrew since about 1400, when it used by a grandson of King Robert II of Scotland. His first two names are those of his grandfather - Prince Andrew of Greece and King George VI. The last two are those of his great grandfathers, Christian II of Denmark and King Edward VII.

    Before leaving the Palace, Mr. Prince Philip a copy of the birth certificate ,and two forms - one for cheap milk and vitamins, and the other for registering the baby with a doctor in the National Health Service.

    Afterwards, the registrar returned to Caxton Hall, where press photographers took the first pictures of the birth certificate.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABGDHUCO78NKQSGCMH20JW7EZU
    Media URN:
    VLVABGDHUCO78NKQSGCMH20JW7EZU
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    22/03/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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