Pathe News celebrates fifty years with review of last year in colour.
Our Golden Jubilee.
"We mark this newsreel milestone by reviewing highlights of the past year in colour."
L/S Elevated crowds lining the course at Epsom. M/S Pan Pearly King and Queen walk past camera. L/S Massed crowds in front of the stands. M/S The Queen and Queen mother in the royal box. L/S Riders bringing horses down the course. Top shot St. Paddy ridden by Lester Piggott coming down the course. C/U The Queen and the Duke of Gloucester. L/S The horses coming up to the start the tapes go up pan with the horses as they go off down the course. L/S Head on shot horses coming towards camera. L/S Pan. horses going towards Tattenham Corner. L/S Head on shot horses coming towards camera and around Tattenham Corner. L/S Elevated pan as St. Paddy crosses the winning post followed by Kithnos and Alceaus.
M/S The Queen looking pleased. M/S as Piggott brings St. Paddy into the winner enclosure he dismounts. M/S Crowd. C/U St. Paddy. L/S Tommy Steele and his brother Colin. Hicks (Best man) leaving their car to enter the church. M/S Tommy Steele gives the thumbs up sign to the cameraman. M/S Police holding crowd back. M/S Pan the Bride and her father walking into the church. L/S Crowd. L/S Interior the wedding ceremony in progress. M/S The vicar talking to Tommy Steele and Anne. M/S Congregation. L/S as Tommy and Anne walk towards camera. L/S Police holding the crowd back outside the church. M/S Tommy and Anne standing on the steps of the Church. C/U Police women holding the crowd back. M/S as small boy squeezes between the policeman's legs. M/S Tommy being congratulated by a friend then he kisses his wife Anne.
Continued. L/S Guardsmen lined up as the Queen enters the parade ground for the trooping of the colour. L/S The Queen and Escort coming across the parade ground. Top shot crowd. M/S Pan. as the Queen rides past camera towards the saluting base. L/S The parade ground as the Queen makes her way to the saluting base. M/S Crowd. L/S as the new colour is handed to the young ensign he about turns. L/S Elevated as the guardsmen present arms towards the colour. M/S Queen saluting.
L/S Mass bands marching past. L/S Pan as the Queen leaves the parade ground. L/S Massed bands marching from the parade ground into the mall. L/S massed crowds. L/S Elevated from the roof of Buckingham Palace as the parade comes up the mall. C/U Woman in crowd. L/S The Queen Mother Princess Anne and others members of the Royal Family standing on the balcony. L/S The Queen taking the salute from the gates of Buckingham Palace.
M/S The Queen saluting. L/S Crowds walking around at Wimbledon. C/U Pan woman wearing a white fur hat. L/S Crowds. C/U Althea Gibson. L/S Indian women wearing Sari Pan down. M/S Mrs. Fred Perry pan down to show her crab handbag. C/U Another girls handbag pan to a C/U as she shows her flower decked hat. L/S Play in progress on the courts. L/S Crowds heads turning as the ball goes from one end of the court to the other. L/S Men's doubles in progress. L/S Crowd. L/S People seated in the tea gardens. C/U Woman eating strawberries pan to another women ditto. M/S Three woman seated round table eating strawberries.
L/S Llangollen station where people are arriving for the international Eisteddfod. L/S Crowds walking through streets. L/S Policeman directing traffic behind him is a big sign reading "Welcome to Wales". M/S The Llangollen countryside. L/S Crowds walking around marquees. M/S Types in national costume carrying their instruments. C/U Girl in national dress. C/U Small welsh girl laughing. M/S Prince Charles getting out of car followed by the Queen and Princess Anne on arrival at the national Eisteddfod. M/S Crowd waving. M/S Pan. as Princess Anne and Prince Charles walk up steps to the main hall. C/U Two welsh children in national dress.
M/S Float coming towards camera in Jersey during the parade before the battle of flowers. M/S Crowd. L/S Another float which was awarded the "Prix D'Honneur" coming towards camera (called temple of dreams). M/S Pan girls on the float as it goes past camera. L/S The float awarded the Prix D'Ezcellence coming towards camera called "Extravaganza". M/S Crowd applauding. C/U The "Extravaganza float. C/U Fountain on the float working. L/S as crowds rush forward to tear the flowers from the floats and throw them around. L/S Crowd on one of the floats tearing the flowers off. L/S Crowds tearing the floats up. L/S Crowds on the floats throwing flowers around. M/S Press. photographer covered in flowers. L/S Yachts at Cowes. L/S as the Yachts sail past camera.
L/S Yachts sailing in Cowes harbour. C/U Man looking through binoculars. L/S Britannia laying at anchors off Cowes. L/S The Duke of Edinburgh sailing with Uffa Fox. C/U The Duke and Fox. L/S The Dukes yacht going along. M/S Fox pointing something out to the Duke and then they prepare to come about and Duke under the main sail as the boat swings round. L/S Pan. as very big yacht comes past camera.
L/S Another yacht with balloon type spinnaker as it comes towards and past camera. Air to air shot small yet aircraft flying over Farnborough. Air to ground shot Farnborough aerodrome. L/S Crowds looking at Heavy aircraft on display. C/U Three men looking at the plane. L/S Crowds looking at another aircraft. L/S Hunters of the 111 squadron doing bomb-burst with 18 aircraft. L/S Air to air shot the Hawker Hunter two seater jet. Air to air shot two buccaneer jet fighters. L/S Balmoral castle. L/S The Duke and the Queen Princess Anne and Prince Charles standing round Prince Andrew's pram. C/U Prince Andrew. M/S as one of the Queen's Corgi dogs walks towards the group.
M/S The Queen holding prince Andrew. M/S Crowds gathered round bluebird on the track at Good Wood. C/U Donald Campbell laughing. C/U Exhaust port on Bluebird. L/S Sign at Bonneville announcing Bluebird's record attempt. L/S Pan. Bluebird making its final run. C/U News caster speaking in a microphone. M/S The Bluebird wreck on the flats at Bonneville. C/U Blue bird's nose pan to show the wheel guards ripped from Bluebirds body. C/U Bluebird's instrument panel. LV. Pressmen crowded round bluebird. L/S. Monaco harbour. L/S Sir Winston Churchill walking down steps from his aircraft at nice airport. L/S Pressmen gathered round Sir Winston's car. M/S as Sir Winston is helped into his car. L/S Pan. as the car drives away. L/S Monaco harbour L/S Sir Winston standing on the steps of his hotel waves his hat to the pressmen and then turns and walks into the hotel. L/S Houses of parliament. L/S Elevated members Various shots of the state opening of Parliament.