• Short Summary

    King Olav of Norway pays a visit to Edinburgh and Glasgow.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "King Olav - State Visit" (Special for Scotland & Norway)

    King Olav of Norway pays a State Visit to Scotland.

    GV Edinburgh. GV Pan, Edinburgh. GV in front of the Usher Hall, guard of honour presenting arms as King Olav takes the salute. SV Olav saluting. SV Guard of honour. GV Procession going into Usher Hall zoom in to Olav and the Lord Provost, Sir John Grieg Dunbar. GV Int: guests assembled as the Lord Provost and Olav take their seats. SV Olav and the Lord Provost. CU Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. SV Lord Provost presenting Olav with the silver casket. CU Casket pan up to Olav and the Lord Provost. SV Guests, inc. Mr Harold Macmillan. CU Olav signing book. GV VIPs. CU Olav and Lord Provost.

    GV The new Forth Bridge. SV Olav's car arriving. SV Olav getting out of car wearing white safety helmet followed by elderly man, Olav walks over to line of officials of the ACD Bridge Company and he starts to shake hands with them. GV Olav shaking hands. GV Section of the bridge. SV Olav leading others up the stairway to lifts. GV The lift going up the south tower. SV Pan, up the south tower. SV King Olav and officials at the top of the south tower of the new Forth Bridge. GV Looking down from the tower with Olav and the officials in foreground. CU King Olav.

    GV Glasgow Town Hall. SV The royal car, outside the Town Hall, out of which steps Olav followed by the Lord Provost, Dame Jean Roberts. CU Olav and the Lord Provost. The factory of G & J Weir. GV Inside the factory with the King being shown round. CU The King. GV Men working. CU King Olav. GV Work in progress. GV Olav walking past crowd of applauding workers. GV Shipyards. (2 shots). SV Olav walking through lines of workers. GV Shipyard. GV Olav looking at hull of ship which is being laid. CU Sign with details of tanker which is being build, pan up to the tanker which is in early stages. GV Olav with officials walking through shipyard. (Lav.)

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:20:00 / 01:23:27:00
    62/85 (Special for Scotland & Norway)

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