Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: Royal Honeymooners Attend Romsey Abbey

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
964A
Date Released
27 Nov 1947
Date submitted
25 Nov 1947
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  6. 6Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: French Strike Wave Grows
  7. 7Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin: Royal Honeymooners Attend Romsey Abbey
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Section Title
Movietone’s News - Reported by Lionel Gamlin
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Royal Honeymooners Attend Romsey Abbey. DESCRIPTION: Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh attend Sunday morning service at Romsey Abbey. The couple have been staying at Lord Mountbatten’s home, Broadlands, and happily posed for the cameras in its grounds. SHOTLIST: KS Tilt down Romsey Abbey, to entrance, where crowds await Royal couple. Various shots of crowds, climbing on every vantage point, including tomb stones, trees etc. Royal car through crowds. Canon Corban (the vicar of Romsey), receives Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh. Enter church. Royal couple leave. Canon shakes hands with them, they enter car. Cut-ins of more crowds climbing over tombstones etc. Car drives off. Fade to Broadlands, Lord Mountbatten’s country home, where they are staying. Couple walk out into grounds with their dog (a corgi), shots walking through grounds, kicking the leaves. Seated on seat, looking at photographs of their wedding. CU Princess’s wedding and engagement rings. Couple return and walk up steps towards house, wave to camera as they pass.
Keywords
Royalty
Locations
Hampshire; Romsey; Broadlands
Footage sources
Gaumont
Card file number
49483
Credits:
Camera
Alec Tozer
Commentator
Lionel James Gamlin
Camera
Martin Gray
Length of story (in feet)
206
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