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  • Short Summary

    Royal Family attend the Eisteddfod, a service in Llandaff Cathedral and leave on Britannia.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Cardiff, Wales

    LS Back view, people lining street, municipal type buildings in background. MS Queen Elizabeth II followed by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who is in robes, cross stage and are greeted by the Archdruid of Wales. MS Robed druids on platform. MS Queen and Duke in robes, pan to Edgar Phillips, Archdruid of Wales, with his arm raised. MS The sword-bearer Dilwyn Cemaes and the Herald Bard Erfyl Fychan, holding the sword horizontally between them. MS Audience. MS The Duke touches the sword with his right hand as a token of his patronage of the Gorsedd and the Eisteddfod. MS Duke crosses platform to the Recorder and is presented to the Order of the Honorary Ovate of the Gorsedd and is invested as "Philip Merionydd" by the Archdruid.

    LS Llandaff Cathedral, pan down from spires. MS Queen talking with the Bishop of Llandaff, the Right Revd. Glyn Simon and the Dean of Llandaff, the Very Reverend Eryl S. Thomas,the Duke comes into the picture and is greeted. High shot, interior of cathedral and congregation. MS Modern depiction of Christ by Epstein on roof pillar. High shot, Queen and Duke leave after service. LS People walking about at the Eisteddfod. MS Girl in Welsh national costume handing out programmes. MS Duke, Prince Charles, Princess Anne and the Queen alight from car. CU Signboard: "Royal National Eisteddfod 1960 of Wales". MS Queen, Prince Charles at pottery stand in Art & Crafts Exhibition . MS Prince Charles and Princess Anne looking on. MS Queen accepts gift from a woman. MS Princess Anne presses forward to see. MS Princess Anne accepts doll in Welsh National Costume, Royal Party looks on.

    LS Crowd watch from behind rail at quayside of Queen Alexandra dock. MS Queen and royal children about to board the Royal Yacht Britannia, Anne holding doll and Charles holding books which were given him. MS The Royal Family boarding Royal Yacht. Good LS into MS Duke, Queen, Prince Charles and Princess Anne on deck of Britannia wave to crowds on quayside, Princess Alexandra, daughter of Duchess of Kent, & Prince Michael can be seen behind Anne. LS Britannia pulls away from quayside, bound for the Shetland Islands, crowd waves.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 06/08/1960.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:44:00 / 01:59:01:00
    UN 3385 F

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