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    Queen Elizabeth II visits Dorchester and Lere, Dorset.

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

    1952 Royal visit to the Duchy of Cornwall - Dorchester and Lere, Dorset.

    Steam train arrives at Dorchester West station. Queen Elizabeth II gets out of train, is greeted by officials, including Earl of Shaftesbury. Crowd of children holding Union Jacks flags.

    L/S of Queen on dais with people standing on hillside behind her. M/S of Queen signing Borough Council UIC book. Small girl presenting the Queen with bouquet of flowers. Various shots of the Mayor of Dorchester presenting people in a line-up of civic personnel to the Queen. Elevated general view of the ceremony. Shots of the Queen leaving, walking past lines of cheering people.

    Several shots of the Queen talking to tenants and staff of Maiden Castle. General view of field with cows standing and lying about. Land Rover arrives in farmyard. Queen and others walking across farmyard.

    Several shots of the Queen inspecting troops, talking to pensioners (Beefeater takes his glove off to shake hands with the Queen) and inspecting ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) on the square. L/S of the parade, field guns in the foreground. Queen, accompanied by army officer, walks past crowd. Queen walking from barrack square. Flag-decked streets. Schoolchildren waiting in village for arrival of Queen. Queen sitting in back of open car and waving to spectators.

    Queen being shown around the Brush Factory at Lere. Queen walking past line of cheering schoolchildren. Queen and party walking along lane between greenhouses at Barton Hill. Queen inside a greenhouse. Queen and party watching small truck being driven through path between greenhouses. Queen inside Market Gardeners' warehouse.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:09:00 / 01:18:39:00
    UN 2451 A

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