• Short Summary

    Prince Charles and Princess Anne board "Britannia" to go to Tobruk to meet their parents.

  • Description

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    Shot through arch of H.M.S. Victory. GV Royal yacht "Britannia" at quayside. SV Royal train entering Portsmouth station. SV crowds on platform watching. SV Queen Mother and Princess Anne followed by Princess Margaret and Prince Charles alighting. Children shake hands with Mayor. LV Royal children shaking hands with officials. SV towards, Queen Mother leads Princess Anne by the hand, Charles following, looking behind. LV towards, royal party walking down platform. Charles points to something of interest. LV crowds waving from outside station. SV pan, royal car leaving station, pan to back view past cheering crowds. LV towards royal car. SV pan, royal car driving past waving crowds. SCU children waving in crowd. SV pan, royal car. Pan to back view, royal car entering dock gates. GV H.M.S. Victory dressed overall. LV Royal yacht alongside. SV Royal party being greeted by naval officers at foot of gangway. Children shake hands with officers. SV ship's company lining ship. SV Queen Mother helping Princess Anne up gangway, followed by Princess Margaret and Prince Charles. Angle shot, Royal Standard flying from yacht. SV Royal party aboard ship, pan as they walk along deck to greet officers. SV Royal party greeting officers. Princess Anne steps on officer's foot. SV angle shot, ship's crew lining deck. SV Queen Mother and Princess Margaret saying goodbye to Royal children. SCU captain on bridge. SV pan, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret leaving ship. SV ratings taking pictures of children. LV Queen Mother and Princess taking place on quayside as children wave from yacht. SV Royal children with nurses watching from yacht. LV gangway being taken away from ship. SV Prince Charles waving from yacht followed by Princess Anne. SV Queen Mother and Princess Margaret waving from quayside. SV Prince Charles takes handkerchief from nurse and waves it. SV Queen Mother and Margaret wave back with handkerchiefs. LV Royal yacht moving out. CU piper playing from the yacht pan to ratings at port stations. LV Royal yacht going out to sea. SCU Queen Mother and Princess Margaret looking at ship from quayside. LV Royal yacht passing the vanguard. GV Royal yacht approaching fort. CU boy looking through binoculars. CU pan, royal children on bridge as ship passes. GV Royal yacht "Britannia" sailing away.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Orig.A.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:33:00 / 01:08:00:00

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