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    Round the World yachtsman Francis Chichester Knighted, London.

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    Round the World yachtsman Francis Chichester Knighted, London.

    Queen Elizabeth chats with Chichester. C/U bows of "Gipsy Moth". Queen walks with newly knighted Sir Francis Chichester to the boat, moored at landing stage. They go on board the boat. Crowds watch as boat sails down river, passing Tower Bridge and fire floats.

    Kneeling stool is put in place. VS Queen and Prince Philip arrive. VS of boat sailing in River Thames. VS of crowds and boats and fire floats. VS as Chichester comes ashore. LS of him meeting Queen and Duke of Edinburgh. LS of Knighting Ceremony when he becomes Sir Francis Chichester. The Party go down to see the yacht. Various dignitaries leave in cars.

    More shots of yacht coming down the Thames. Closer shots of Sir Francis with Royals. Queen is shown Gipsy Moth. More shots of arrival. VS of Royals leaving. Various shots of ceremony from different angles. People watching. Queen talks to Chichester. They walk towards ceremony point. Queen is handed the sword, Chichester kneels. The Queen touches Chichester's shoulders with the sword, places an insignia around his neck and pins the order on his coat. Shots of VIPs chatting. More of the same.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:33:00 / 01:24:42:00
    UN 4427 A

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