BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWS No. 799A, ROYAL TOUR OF SCOTLAND

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Places:

  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Military
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: BRITISH MOVIETONE NEWS No. 799A, ROYAL TOUR OF SCOTLAND

Reference number: 0023A

Date: 1944, September 28

Production company: Movietone News

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.49 mins

Description: The Queen opens the Aberdeen Sailors' Home.

Credits: [comm. s. Leslie Mitchell]

Shotlist: No credits. Ints. The Queen and Princess Elizabeth visit a nursery school in Aberdeen; exts. crowds schoolchildren cheering, as Queen and Princess leave (0.38) ints. visit to hospital for wounded soldiers (0.44) ceremonial opening of Aberdeen Sailors' Home; Princess inspects guard of honour formed by Sea Rangers; speaking to sailors outside the Home (1.13) ints. British Sailors Society, including Sir Thomas Mitchell, Lord Provost of Aberdeen and Lord Inverclyde; Princess' speech on opening the Society (2.49)