• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth tours Sussex - visits Hastings, Brighton, Lewes & Hove.

  • Description

    This is long version of the newsreel story. Short version can be found on the same tape - Film ID 1457.08.

    Hastings, Brighton, Lewes, and Hove.

    GV. Hastings sea front. Top view, sea front. LV. Crowd waiting on pavement at Hastings, & SV. SV. Crowd waiting. SV. Mayor of Hastings, Alderman J. D. Cooper, waiting on Hastings borough boundary for arrival of Princess Elizabeth. SCU. Schoolboys waiting. Side view, people waiting. Royal car draws up in front of Mayor. SCU. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) steps out of car and shakes hands with Mayor Alderman Cooper, Duke of Norfolk present. LV. Crowds watching. SV. Princess Elizabeth talking to Mayor beside car. LV. Princess and Mayor get back into car. Side view, schoolboys watching. SV. Car drives away from boundary, crowd cheering.

    GV. Church of St. John in upper St. Leonard's. SV. Princess walking towards past girl guides with Mayor and clergy, & LV. SCU. Princess with Mayor of Hastings. Top view, people watching the ceremony of laying foundation stone for the new church. SV. Princess laying foundation stone with Bishop of Chichester by her side. Angle shot, church. LV. Towards Princess' car, church in background.

    GV. Towards Princess' car driving through Hastings Town Hall, pan back to view. LV. Royal car driving towards Town Hall through cheering crowds. CU. Royal standard flying above Town Hall. Princess Elizabeth and Mayor walking into Town Hall.

    GV. Hastings Castle. SV. LV. Princess walking with Mayor in castle grounds. SV. People waving. SV. Top view, pan Princess and Mayor walking in grounds. SV. Local fishermen lined up for presentation. SV. Princess shaking hands with F. A. Harffey, Honorary Secretary of the famous Winkle Club. Pan, fishermen. Side view, Princess shaking hands with fishermen, & CU. CU. Fishermen looking on. CU. Mr Harffey presenting Princess with gold and pearl brooch bearing the emblem of the Winkle Club. CU. Hand holding brooch in case. LV. Crowds waving. GV. Top view, Princess and party walking past local fishermen as they applaud. Princess waves back. SV. Princess walking with Mayor towards camera with broock in hands.

    GV. Hastings. GV. County cricket ground, Hastings. SV. Girl Guides lined up on ground waiting for Princess Elizabeth's arrival. CU. Sea Guides. CU. Pan, two little girls waiting. GV. Princess Elizabeth with Mayor of Hastings walking down through two lines of children who are scattering rose petals in front of her. CU. Small girl holding posy. SV. Top view, pan, Princess with Mayor walking past children. CU. Small girl holding posy. CU. Pan, Princess and Mayor walking to rostrum. LV. School children watching. Back view, Princess and party walking onto stage. Children watching. SV. Princess being presented with the Deeds of the Castle. SV. Princess and Mayor looking at deeds. LV. Princess on platform about to speak. SV. Princess speaking (natural sound), & LV. She thanks Major and people for reception and Deeds. She talks about the castle, glad to see the children, heritage etc. SV. Princess sits down amid applause. GV. Crowd on ground cheering.

    GV. Brighton pier, pan to promenade. SV. ABC Savoy cinema, pan down to banner 'Pathe News - Here to Film the Visit of HRH Princess Elizabeth.' Travel shot past waving crowds on pavement. Travel shot past crowds. LV. Crowds on promenade waiting. SV. Cameraman on car shooting crowd, large placard is seen reading 'Pathe News'. CU. Woman in crowd with camera looking up into camera. SV. Women smiling and waving. SV. More women smiling and waving. SCU. Women smiling and waving.

    CU. Princess Elizabeth shaking hands with people accompanied by the Mayor of Lewes during her short visit to Lewes. CU. Princess talking to scouts, accompanied by Mayor.

    LV. Looking through archway, crowds waiting arrival of Princess at the Royal Pavilion, Brighton. SV. Crowds. CU. Pan, Princess leaving Royal Pavilion with Mayor of Brighton, Alderman Davey, after having tea. SV. Top view, women waving. CU. Princess shaking hands with Mayor of Brighton.

    LV. Crowd waiting on promenade at Brighton. LV. Pan, Princess' car driving along front at Brighton and stopping at the Brighton - Hove boundary. SV. Crowd watching on promenade. SV. Princess getting back into car with Mayor of Hove, Councillor Hill Perry. SV. Crowd watching. SV. Pan to back view, Princess' car driving away from boundary on way to Hove. LV. Crowd in front of Town Hall at Hove. SV. Police holding back crowd. GV. Crowd surging forward to royal car in front of the Town Hall. SV. Princess leaving Town Hall with Mayor of Hove. LV. Crowds cheering as she is about to shake hands with Mayor. CU. Princess shaking hands with Mayor. CU. Police holding back crowds. Front view, royal car drawing away from Town Hall, pan to crowds cheering. GV. Back view, through cheering crowds.

    (Mute.Dupe.Neg.) (Uncut Neg "G") (Orig of Long Special Tin 2 "P") (Orig of Long Special Tin 2 "J")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:37:00 / 01:14:52:00

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