Material relating to newsreel story "Royal Garden Party" - 53/40
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Royal Garden Party" - 53/40
Note: Same material as in the newsreel. However, the item is mute and the first shot is without a superimposed title.
Seven thousand guests from Britain and the Empire are received by Queen Elizabeth at a Buckingham Palace garden party, London.
Several shots of the guests arriving at the Palace coming down the mall. The crowds line the road waiting "...to catch a glimpse" of the guests that are attending.
LV. Royal party arriving on lawn. LV. Queen Mother (Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) chats to naval officers, Queen meeting guests. CU. Queen greeting guests, and smiling. GV. Guests surrounding Royal Party. SV. Queen chatting to two colonial visitors. C/U of the Duke Of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) chatting to black men in native dress.
The women guests are wearing a variety of various sized hats (looks almost like Royal Ascot).
GV. Princess Margaret mingling with guests on lawn. CU. Queen stopping to chat with guests. GV. Guests on lawn. SV. Queen chatting with guests. CU. Queen smiling as she chats with guests.
(Uncut Neg.) (Orig "C")