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  • Short Summary

    Return of the King, Queen and Princesses from the royal tour 1947.

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire & London.

    Various shots of the King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret waving to the crowd from the balcony of the Buckingham Palace on their return from the royal tour 1947. Various shots of the mass crowd milling at gates of the Palace and around Victoria Memorial.

    Various shots of the battleship HMS Vanguard arriving to Portsmouth Harbour with cannons announcing the return of the royal family from their tour. Royal family is seen leaving the ship and getting into a car. The crew give them three cheers before they leave the ship. King inspecting the Guard of Honour at crowded harbour. Various shots of the ship's crew leaving ship and being greeted by families and friends. Several shots of the royal procession moving along the Embankment, across Westminster Bridge and though crowded streets of London on way to Buckingham Palace. King and Princess Elizabeth waving from the balcony.

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 47/39.

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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:
    01:36:04:00 / 01:42:24:00
    UN 1708 B

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