• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh attend Youth Festival at Wembley in London.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Youth Festival - Wembley Empire Pool, London.

    L/S of arrival of Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) (natural sound of fanfare and crowds applauding). Camera pans over groups of young people in the arena, standing to attention with flags. Princess starts to make speech. Cut to crowds applauding. The Royals make their way to the Royal seating area while young people in games kit march around the arena.

    M/S of Elizabeth and Duke watching a performance. Various shots of a large group of young women in short dresses, dancing in formation to music and flinging handkerchiefs about ('Rhythmic Movement').

    Men of the five-aside football teams (England V Arsenal) run onto the pitch, stand in a line and bow to the Princess and Duke. Various shots of the match. According to paperwork the teams are Tommy Lawton, Stanley Matthews, Raich Carter, Leon Leuty and Tim Ward (All England) and Laurie Scott, Ronnie Rooke, Archie Macaulay, R Lewis and IB MacPherson (Arsenal).

    Various shots of finale march of young men of the three services, marching about with flags to form the letter EP. Shot of electricity pylons. L/S of girls skipping in formation. L/S of the young men spelling out EP on the pitch.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:07:15:00
    UN 2191 A

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