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Colour: Afghanistan State Visit

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
2219
Date Released
13 Dec 1971
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Australian Pudding
  2. 2Christmas Cheeses
  3. 3Colour: Smithfield Show
  4. 4Colour: Aluminium Foil
  5. 5Colour: Afghanistan State Visit

Story

Story No. within this Issue
5 / 5
Section Title
Colour
Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Afghanistan State Visit - in Colour. DESCRIPTION: The Queen welcomes King Muhammad Zahir Shah of Afghanistan, and his daughter, to London. Many regard this visit as a seal of friendship between Afghanistan and Great Britain. SHOTLIST: FV royal train pulling into Victoria Station. CU Afghanistan coat of arms over station doorway. SV King of Afghanistan steps down from train and shakes hands with Queen, they both chat until 36’ when King shakes hands with Duke of Edinburgh. The Queen shakes hands with Princess of Afghanistan and her husband (HRH General Sardar Abdul Wali). Queen & King Muhamad Zahir Shah walking toward VIPs - King shakes hands with Field Marshal Sir Gerald Templer, with Edward Heath and then Douglas Home & Reginald Maulding. CU Afghan flag flying. CU ditto. GV Buckingham Palace with guard in f/g. SV crowd watching. G to A royal procession round Victoria Memorial and into Buckingham Palace entrance. LV royal carriages arrive in forecourt of Palace. GV 2 household cavalry officers. GV King helping Queen out of carriage, both walk to ground entrance. GV household cavalry officers. SV royal group on steps. SV interior Yeoman of the Guard. SV pan Queen holding arm of King followed by Princess Bilquis with Duke. Pan to BV ending on Archbishop of Canterbury with Princess Margaret.
Locations
London
Card file number
97724
Credits:
Camera
Godfrey Kenneth Hanshaw
Camera
Leslie Isaacs
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Camera
Norman Fisher
Length of story (in feet)
170
Story extras:

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