• Short Summary

    Queen comes home from the Commonwealth tour!

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    GV & SV 'Britannia' escorted by warships. SV officer on deck of warship. SV guns firing from warship. SV guns being loaded. GV warships firing. SV & GV more guns firing. CU Naval officer watching through binoculars. GV 'Britannia' steaming away. SV 'Britannia'. SV crew giving three cheers from warships. SV 'Britannia' showing bridge and crew. SV HMS 'Vanguard' coming towards. CU sailor with signalling lamp. LV 'Britannia' in mist. GV crew on aircraft deck giving three cheers. SV 'Britannia' sailing past. CU sailor signalling lamp in dusk. GV misty sea scene, ship answering signal. CU embankment lamp being turned off. GV lights appearing in windows. GV early morning scene, Tower Bridge in distance. Cloud. GV small ships, and naval escorts in distance. CU small motor launches dressed. LV 'Britannia' coming towards camera. CU signal on Tower Bridge lowering. CU man at control. SCU pan from top of bridge to section opening. SLV Tower Bridge. 'Britannia' approaching. CU on bridge, Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Edinburgh and children with Sir Winston Churchill. Queen and Duke waving. CU man on funnel ladder waving. CU Tower Bridge. Prince Charles pointing and the Queen waving and pointing. SLV 'Britannia' passing under Tower Bridge. SLV Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and dignitaries waiting on Tower Pier. SLV 'Britannia' coming towards the camera. CU back shot of crowds on launch, waving. CU Queen and party on bridge. CU launch with Queen Mother and party leaving pier. CU crowd under canopy. SCU Queen Mother's launch approaching Britannia's gangway. CU Royal Standard on 'Britannia'. SCU Queen Mother at top of gangway, shaking hands with Duke. GV river Thames. SV Mr Churchill alighting from car and walking onto pier.

    SV & LV Royal barge drawing up alongside Westminster Pier. SV Royal barge alongside. SCU Queen steps ashore followed by Prince Charles and Duke. SCU Queen Elizabeth II kissing Princess Royal, Duchess of Gloucester and Duchess of Kent. SV Princess Anne holding Princess Margaret's hand, as Queen is greeted by Duchess of Gloucester. SV Queen stepping forward to greet VIPs. SV Princess Anne who had followed mother skipping back to join main party. SV Queen and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh mounting steps and greeting Guard of Honour. Queen walks forward to inspect guard. SV Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, Princess Royal and two children watching. LV Queen inspecting Guard of Honour. SCU Queen Mother bends to talk to Princess Anne, she tries to take her hand but she puts it behind her. LV Queen inspecting Guard of Honour. SCU Royal party watching, Princess Margaret shrugs and looks up at sky. SV Queen and Duke rejoining royal party and Queen chats to Queen Mother and Princess Margaret. GTV Royal party moving off in open landau. SV and top view, Royal party moving off. SV Big Ben, time 3.40. SV pan, Royal coach passing through Trafalgar Square. SV crowd cheering. GV Royal procession up the Mall. GV from roof of Buckingham Palace. CU pan, Queen and Duke waving as they round Victoria Memorial. GV Royal procession entering Palace. SCU Queen Mother, Princess Royal and Princess Margaret watching from balcony. GV crowd, surging forward. SCU crowd cheering. SCU Queen and Duke waving from balcony. Prince Charles peers over ledge, Princess Anne follows suit as Queen moves closer to them. GTV crowd cheering. SCU Queen turns to Duke and asks him to bring Queen Mother and Princess Margaret, they appear and join in waving to crowd. Prince Charles shrugs shoulders with cold, Duke bends to talk to Prince Charles who has been looking very glum. STV crowd cheering. SV Prince Charles still shrugging shoulders, turns and says something to the Queen and nips inside. Queen and Queen Mother laugh. GV crowd cheering. SCU Prince Charles reappears, peers over balcony, nips sharply back. Royal family give final wave before turning to go in.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity, HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:20:00 / 01:07:32:00

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