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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip visiting the College of Technology, Art and Commerce, the Joseph Lucas factory and King Edward's School in Birmingham

  • Description

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

    Birmingham, West Midlands

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on their visit to the city, looking at an exhibition and activities of the new building of the College of Technology, Commerce and Art. (5 shots). The Queen unveiling a commemoration plaque and signing a book, audience applaud. (2 shots).

    Various shots of the Queen and Duke visiting Joseph Lucas Limited and talking to the workers. Queen on balcony waves to the crowd below. High shot, crowd wave back. Queen and the Duke continue their tour of the company watching the workers who explain their various tasks.

    MS Scout leaders and parents hold back crowds of children as the Queen drives past. (3 shots). A small child, Margaret Betty, presents a bouquet to the Queen. The Queen, accompanied by Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Alderman A Gibson, waves to the crowd. Large crowd of children and adults with Union Jacks cheering and waving.

    High shot, the Queen walking to the platform in the hall of King Edward's School, listening to the pupils singing, receiving a copy of the School History from School Captain R K Wilson and leaving. (These shots appear out of focus).

    Queen and Duke looking at an exhibition of the school history. High shot, Queen and Duke leave in the rain walking up the path. Students running across the school field to see the Queen leave. The Royal cars pass with cheering students lining the drive.

    Note: "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 03/11/1955.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:10:00 / 01:10:34:00
    UN 2784 A

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