• Short Summary

    First part of a special full report of the Queen's two-day tour of Yorkshire.

  • Description

    Barnsley, Rotherham, Sheffield.

    SV. Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh arrive at Barnsley Station and are greeted by Lord Scarborough the Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding. SV. Crowd. LV. Queen and Duke with Civic VIP's walking through main street. SCU. Pan, Queen walking with Mayor of Barnsley, Alderman McVie, and Duke of Edinburgh with Mayoress. LV. Queen, Mayor, Duke and Mayoress walking to dais. LV. Cheering crowd. LV. Queen signing book on dais. LV. Cheering crowd. SCU. Children in crowd. SV. Queen receiving gifts from Mayor. GV. Rotherham, crowd cheering, pan to Royal couple and Mayor on balcony of Town Hall. CU. Queen waving. LV. Queen waving, pan down to cheering crowd. LV. Queen arriving outside Sheffield Town Hall. SCU. Queen leaves car and is greeted by Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Alderman Bingham. SCU. Queen greeting civic VIP's. GV. Crowd. LV. Queen inspecting Guard of Honour. SCU. Crowd. SCU. Queen walking back after inspection. SV. Crowd cheering. Angle shot, Queen and Prince Philip on balcony. GV. Interior of River Don Works of the English Steel Corporation. SV. Molten metal in crucible. SV. Royal party watching from glass enclosed box. LV. Molten metal being poured. SV. Queen watching, pan to molten metal. SCU. Duke looking interested. LV. Furnace. GV. Children massed on Sheffield Wednesday ground, in centre of ground children form 'Welcome' sign. SV. Children cheering. Angle shot, Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh taking seats. GV. & SCU. Children forming 'Welcome' sign. LV. Children jumping up. SV. Queen watching. GV. & SV. Children figure marching. SV. Pan, children figure marching. SV. Children in stands cheering. GV. Children forming human Union Jack. SV. Children forming Union Jack, and jumping up. SV. Children cheering. SCU. Queen and Prince Philip boarding Land Rover for drive round. LV. Pan, Queen and Duke driving past cheering children. SV. Back view, Queen and Duke driving past cheering children. SV. Children cheering. STV. Pan, Queen and Duke driving past. CU. Children cheering. STV. Pan, Queen and Duke waving as they drive past. (Orig.O.)
    Note: This is the first part of the Queen's Yorkshire tour report - second part is in the same issue under the name "The Queen Continues Tour". There is also item "The Queen in Sheffield" (not Special) which is a shortened version of the story.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:22:59:00 / 01:26:22:00
    54/85 Special

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