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  • Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh visit oil refinery in Kent.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) visit oil refinery in Kent.

    Arrival of Royal car - Queen is greeted by Lord Lieutenant of Kent Stanley Wykeham (Lord Cornwallis) and meets local dignitaries. Queen accompanied, by Lord Strathalmond (Chairman of British Petroleum Co. Ltd.), walks to office building. Mr. C. S. Cleverly (General Manager of Kent Oil Refinery) is presented to Queen. Spectators cheering. Queen is presented with a bouquet.

    Walking shot of Queen. Shots of the Queen at the Crude Oil Distillation Unit. Queen and Duke at the Platformer, talking to some of the workers and looking at some of the plant. Semi-close shots of Queen looking at platformer.

    The tanker "British Sailor". Queen boarding the "British Princess" and meeting the Master. Queen and Duke aboard the tanker "British Sailor", meeting the Master, walking along the deck gangways. Various shots of refinery. Queen and Duke arrive at Platformer. Queen during Platformer tour. Queen and Duke arrive for visit to SS "British Sailor". Queen and Duke leave SS "British Sailor".

    Royal Party walking to Clockroom. LS platformer unit. Queen leaves platformer unit. Queen arrives at jetty and walks to board "British Sailor". LS Royal Ensign flag at masthead. Queen walks from "British Sailor". LS ship. LS refinery.

    Date on dope sheet is 05/04/1955.

    NB: spacing between some shots.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:45:00 / 01:45:48:00
    UN 2728 E

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