• Short Summary

    Queen drives in a car to open new Parliament + Royal children fly for the first time.

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    Houses of Parliament, London.

    Traditional opening of Parliament is cancelled due to rail strike so the Queen Elizabeth II drives in a car to open the new Parliament. GV. Parliament. SV. Towards, taxi outside entrance of Parliament, people getting out. SV. VIP's with umbrellas walking to entrance. SV. People waiting to see VIP's at entrance. SV. Woman getting out of car and holding her dress up as she walks to entrance. SC. Chief Yeoman (or Beefeater) getting out of coach. SC. Yeomen. CU. Officer with plumed helmet. SV. Towards, Yeomen marching to entrance, (2 shots). SV. Towards, guardsmen marching to entrance. GV. Queen's car driving along Parliament Square, people rush to get better view of car. SV. Pan with Royal car as it approaches parliament. SV. Towards Royal car as it enters Parliament.


    London Airport.

    Prince Charles and Princess Anne fly for the first time on their return from holiday in Balmoral. SV. Royal plane taxiing to a stop. SV. Pilot in cockpit and Royal cipher "The Queen's Flight". CU. Prince Charles stepping down from plane, followed by Princess Anne and in the back- ground just inside the plane can be seen the two Corgi dogs. SV. Royal car alongside plane. CU. Princess Anne in car and Prince Charles stepping up into car. LV. Royal car alongside plane. CU. Prince Charles standing up in car with his hands held behind his back. LV. Cameramen. SV. Royal car drives away.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:15:00 / 01:48:59:00

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