• Short Summary

    Queen and Duke of Edinburgh arrive home from State visit to Portugal.

  • Description

    London Airport.

    GV. Viscount airliner carrying the royal party taxiing in at London Airport. SV. The Airport Commandant Mr James Jeffs holding the Princess Ann's and Prince Charles' hands as they watch the aircraft coming in. SV. Camera pans to the Viscount as it taxis in. SV. The airport commandant with the Royal children move towards the stairway and Princess Anne runs up stairs followed by Prince Charles, to the airliner. LV. Crowds looking on from terrace. GV. The Queen Elizabeth II coming down stairs from the airliner, followed by Princess Anne and the Duke of Edinburgh appears and descends steps. The Queen shakes hands with Deputy Lieutenant for the County of Middlesex Colonel Maurice Browne, and also shakes hands with the Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. Duke then shakes hands with Colonel Browne and Princess Anne shakes hands with the Prime Minister. SV. The Queen continues to shake hands with VIP's and speaks to Marshal of the RAF (Royal Air Force, R.A.F.) Lord Douglas of Kirtleside, who is also Chairman of BEA. Duke shaking hands with VIP's. SV. Prince Charles talking to one of the VIP's while the Duke does likewise in the background. Prince Charles moves towards the Queen who is shaking hands with Captain of the crew which brought the airliner home, Captain Arthur Johnson. LV. Crowds looking on from terrace. SV. The Queen, Prince Philip and the Royal children talking among themselves. Queen and Princess Anne followed by Prince Charles and the Duke walk towards camera, they stop.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Orig.P & Q.) (Uncut Royal Rota Negs. E.F.G.H.C.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:13:00 / 01:55:41:00

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment