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Queen Mother in Paris


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
19 Mar 1956
Date submitted
15 Mar 1956
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Georgi Malenkov Here
  2. 2Queen Mother in Paris
  3. 3Shipwreck
  4. 4News in Brief: Miss Truman Engaged
  5. 5News in Brief: Jordan Flag Day
  6. 6News in Brief: Cd in Haifa
  7. 7News in Brief: British Consulate Sacked
  8. 8Hot and Cold
  9. 9Cambodian Coronation


Story No. within this Issue
2 / 9
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Queen Mother in Paris. DESCRIPTION: The Queen Mother’s first engagement was at the Hotel du Rohan, where she opened the Franco-Scottish exhibition. At the Elysee Palace, the following day she took lunch with the French President. Her Majesty also visited Versailles, later she attended a reception at the Hotel du Rohan, held in her honour. SHOTLIST: The Queen Mother’s first engagement during her Paris visit was at the Hotel du Rohan, where she opened the Franco - Scottish Exhibition. SCU of bouquet. CU tapestry. Queen Mother looks as showcase. CU of book, sword etc. CU Queen Mother. CU of Queen Mother at Elysee Palace. Versailles, through gate. LS crowds rush forward. Queen Mother shakes hands with diplomats etc. Hotel du Rohan, reception at night held in her honour. Reception room, Queen Mother with Monsieur Mollet.
Royalty; Buildings and structures; Exhibitions and shows
France; Paris
Footage sources
Card file number
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
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