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Royal River Trip


Series Name
British Movietone News


Issue No.
Date Released
24 Oct 1974
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Royal River Trip
  2. 2James Hunt Wedding
  3. 3Motor Racing
  4. 4Arthur Askey Lunch


Story No. within this Issue
1 / 4
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Queen Down the Thames - Colour. DESCRIPTION: The Queen meets the people of the new Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. A tree planting ceremony on Magna Carta Island, the first visit by a monarch, since the famous signing. SHOTLIST: SV pan Queen walking along river bank at Hurley. SV children waving flags (Union Jack). LV Queen walking toward cheering children. SCU children waving flags. SV Queen walking toward launch Windsor Regent, she is piped aboard by sea cadets pan to cadets. SV launch moving off from Hurley Lock pan with Queen on board. GV Bishop Abbey. SV Queen with umbrella walking in grounds. LV ditto pan to abbey. SLV Queen under brolly. SV Queen being applauded as she embarks pan to crowd. GV river - LV launch on way to Cookham. SV awaiting crowd of children & mothers at Cookham. SV launch approaching. SV children waving. SV launch coming into land at Cookham. SV children waving and cheering. SV Queen walking past children. SCU children. 6 SVs Queen talking to children & mothers, Queen talking children at Cookham children & mothers, pan Queen walking, two Queen’s watermen. Queen walking back to launch. CU waterman. SV Queen embarking, watermen in f/g. LV Queen’s launch being escorted by rowing eights. Pan launch on way to Maidenhead & Bray. SV crowds watching. GV launch approaching Maidenhead Bridge. SV crowds waiting at Bray. TOP shot showing brollies. LV Queen disembarking. SV people looking from house windows. SV Queen talking to crowds, women shoppers in High Street. LV launch on way to Magna Carta Island. SV pan watermen on bank. SV Queen disembarking. SV Queen walking toward camera. SV spectators. SV Queen shovelling in earth to plant oak tree. SV crowd.
Royalty; Organisations; Buildings and structures; Ships and boats; Weather; Horticulture; Ceremonies; Local government; Navy; Military; Youth
River Thames
Card file number
Denis White
Leonard Martin
Norman Fisher
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