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    Material related to newsreel story "Honours for Danish King (aka King and Queen of Denmark in Guildhall)" - 51/39.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Honours for Danish King (aka King and Queen of Denmark in Guildhall)" - 51/39.


    Several shots of the dignitaries seated at Guildhall. Good close up shot of Mrs Attlee talking to another woman. Trumpeters are heard. LS. The Common Council members standing, applauding to Princess Elizabeth, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh, King Frederik and Queen Ingrid of Denmark as they pass in procession. MS. King and Queen of Denmark approaching Council Bench. Several shots of the dignitaries. Trumpeters playing. Procession moving, King and Queen of Denmark taking their places, dignitaries applauding. LS. Ceremony, Danish anthem is played. MS. The Town Clerk reading the address (natural sound). He welcomes the honourable guests and wishes them peace and prosperity. Pan along dignitaries as he speaks. MS. Lord Mayor of London, Alderman Denys Lowson, addressing the King of Denmark. He presents the King with a casket: (natural sound): "I have very much pleasure in presenting you with this address in an open casket made from the timbers of the damaged roof of our own beloved Guildhall". GV. Lord Mayor present the box to the King of Denmark. LS. King of Denmark acknowledging applause of the Common Council. LS. Alderman and Councillors applauding. MS. King Frederik speaking (natural sound): "It is indeed a signal honour for Denmark, for the Queen and myself to be received by the Corporation of London in this ancient home of the City of London. We shall always treasure your generous welcome a one of the great and happy memories of this visit to Britain. This splendour of the City traditions and customs..." He continues talking about scars of the war and resistance of the free nations... He gives the best wishes of the Danish people and thanks for this reception. Applause as he finishes. CU. Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh. LS. Pan, Common Council applauding. Several shots of the aldermen and guests. LS. Procession leaving bench passing through applauding aldermen and councillors. LS. Window.

    (Comb. Orig. Neg.)

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:05:00 / 01:11:44:00
    51/39 A (Selected Originals)

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