• Short Summary

    The Royal Couple visits Gloucester celebrating 800th anniversary of city's first royal charter.

  • Description

    Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

    GTV. Queen's motor car driving through streets of Gloucester. SCU. Various civic dignitaries awaiting her arrival. SCU. Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh. Queen shakes hands with Mayor of Gloucester, Howard Gibson, the Duke shakes hands with Mayor. SCU. Crowds being held back by policemen. SV. Towards, Queen inspecting Guard of Honour (the Gloucesters). SCU. Children cheering and waving streamers. STV. Queen and Prince Philip standing in Land Rover, driving through crowds of cheering children and adults, & CU. & Pan & SV. SCU. Gloucestershire Royal Hospital "1755-1955" on it. SVT. Queen leaving hospital accompanied by the Matron, down the steps. GV. Interior, Gloucester railway carriage and wagon company's works. SV. Queen walking through works accompanied by various officials. SV. Duke talking to workmen. SV. Interior, railway carriage. Queen accompanied by various officials. She seems very interested in the general construction of the carriage. STV. Royal car driving through crowded streets on the way to the Guildhall. STV. Crowds and trumpeters outside the Guildhall. CU. Crowds being pushed back by police. SCU. & SV. Queen, Duke and Mayor standing on dais. The Recorder, Mr Raglan Somerset, is reading City's welcome to civic dignitaries (2 shots). SCU. Queen being presented with a paper knife at the luncheon.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:45:00 / 01:58:53:00

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