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Queen Elizabeth the Second


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
11 Feb 1952
Date Other
Feb 1952
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  1. 1Queen Elizabeth the Second


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MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Queen Elizabeth II - An Appreciation. DESCRIPTION: Her Majesty arrives home and is proclaimed at St James’s Palace. SHOTLIST: Cut story - GV Windsor Castle. King’s Troop. Royal Horse Artillery pass through Marble Arch. Above firing (RHA) artillery minute guns at Tower of London. GV Tower with guns firing. London Airport, Ministers wait on aerodrome. Lord and Lady Mountbatten arrive, shake hands with Duke of Gloucester. Churchill shakes hands with Gloucester. Churchill and Attlee. All in top hats, and mourning dress. GV Ministers look up at sky. Argonaut taxies to stand still. Gloucesters, Mountbatten and Churchill waiting. GV Gloucester entering plane, Ministers lined up in fore. Queen Elizabeth alights from plane, shakes hands with Churchill and other Ministers. Followed by Duke. Queen and Duke shake hands with air crew. Queen into car, drives away. GV St James’s Palace. Cut-in crowds. St James’s Palace, crowds. GV and SCU Proclamation of Queen Elizabeth II being read by Sir George Bellew, on his left is Duke of Norfolk, behind is Lord Halifax. Fading on the word realm into top shot of Trafalgar Square, procession approaches. Ditto. Procession by Mansion House. Crowd outside Royal Exchange. End of Proclamation being read by Sir Arthur Cochrane, God Save the Queen. Lord Mayor calls for three cheers. Three cheers. . Library Material - Princess Elizabeth as baby in pram. GV Royal Family in open carriage to Crathie Church. Alight from carriage at Braemar Games. King, Queen and two Princesses wearing kilts. SCU of them. Princesses arrive tattoo. Queen Mary, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret leave tournament. Princess Elizabeth with Lord Mountbatten at Naval review. At Coronation of King George VI. Princesses and Queen Mary in coronets and regal robes. Trumpeters precede proclamation. Posed shot of King, Queen and two Princesses in coronation robes. At Royal residence, Royal Family walk through grounds smothered in daffodils. King, Queen and Princess Elizabeth stand by table in grounds, Princess Elizabeth brushes King’s hair off his forehead. Princess Elizabeth as a Ranger, saying company ready for inspection. Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret riding at Windsor, dismount and feeding their ponies. Princess (18) Elizabeth at desk writing and answers phone says yes after a while replaces phone. SCU and CU of Princess Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh - very good. Westminster Abbey, wedding procession down aisle. Posed shot - Family and wedding group. CU Princess Elizabeth and Duke in wedding gowns. At Windlesham Moor, Princess Elizabeth and Duke wheeling pram through grounds. SCU Prince Charles sitting up in pram. Duke takes Prince Charles out of pram, sits on rug on the round, Princess joins them, SCU of the three, also CU of Duke and Charles. Princess Elizabeth inspects at Trooping the Colour. CU Princess Elizabeth on horseback, outside Palace. Princess and Duke alight from train at Euston after Canadian tour. Greeted by Queen, Prince Charles and Princess Margaret, kissing etc. CU Princess Elizabeth giving her dedication on her twenty-first birthday. Mix to GV Royal Standard flying. GV Buckingham Palace. CU Coat of Arms.
Royalty; Commemorations; Sport; Politics and government; Buildings and structures; Music and dance; Entertainment and leisure; Vehicles; Children; Displays; Environment; Weapons; Aristocracy; Aviation; Railways; Horticulture; Communications; Celebrations and festivals; Ceremonies; Marriages; Local government; Navy; Animals; Military; Awards and honours
Footage sources
Gaumont British News Rota
Card file number
David W. Samuelson
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Leslie Mitchell
Martin Gray
Norman Fisher
Paul Wyand
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