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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of the new suspension bridge; Queen and Duke meeting designers in Edinburgh.

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

    The Firth of Forth and Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Various shots, of the two Forth Bridges including spectacular shot from the top of the tower on the new suspension bridge. Various shots, the ferry "Mary Queen of Scots" and cars boarding. Aerial shots, tracking along the road approach and across the bridge. Aerial shot, flying over the bridge. LS Construction workers on the bridge.

    LS Exterior of ABC Cinema in Edinburgh. CU Over entrance is a sign: "Loyal Greetings to Her Majesty". CU ABC sign. Various shots, crowds waiting outside for the Queen to arrive. MS The Royal car arrives and Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, alight, she waves before entering the building. CU Large photograph of the new bridge. Various shots, Queen and Duke meet the bridge designers and engineers at the exhibition of the new bridge in the cinema foyer. MS Queen smiling.

    Aerial shot, crossing the new Firth of Forth Bridge. Aerial shots, of the two Forth bridges. LS The old iron bridge from the shore. Aerial shots of the old and new bridges. LS Old and new bridges. (2 shots) Various shots of both bridges. Various shots from sea and on board the ferry crossing the Firth of Forth with the new suspension bridge in the background.

    Cuts 64-74.

    Note: Date on original record: September 1964. Some pictures, particularly aerial shots, are quite scratched.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:56:00 / 01:41:36:00
    UN 3934 A

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