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The Queen Visits London Museum


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
6 Dec 1956
Date submitted
29 Nov 1956
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1The Queen Visits London Museum
  2. 2News in Brief: Christmas Card for Charity
  3. 3News in Brief: New Type of Helicopter
  4. 4News in Brief: Away from It All
  5. 5News in Brief: Beauty Queen Crowned
  6. 6UNO Take Over
  7. 7It’s Not Cricket, Sir
  8. *Rugby League - 2nd Test

* Story has local or special distribution


Story No. within this Issue
1 / 7
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: The Queen Visits London Museum. DESCRIPTION: Her Majesty was received by the Mayor of Kensington and Viscount Esher, when she visited the section of the London Museum, which has been re-opened in Kensington Palace. SHOTLIST: Queen alights from car and is greeted by the Mayor of Kensington and Viscount Esher. Interior of room. MCU painting on ceiling in the room. Various shots of the furniture (Queen Mary’s furniture). CU clock. MCU King George V and Queen Mary’s Coronation robes. MCU Queen looking at same. Pan down the robes. Interior Queen Victoria’s bedroom. Queen looking at furniture including bed.
Royalty; Exhibitions and shows
Kensington Palace; London
Footage sources
Gaumont British
Card file number
Geoffrey Sumner
Length of story (in feet)
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