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Reference number: 2221

Date: 1960

Sponsor: Films of Scotland

Production company: Templar Film Studios

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 23.50 mins

Description: The royal visits and official ceremonies during the Queen's tour of Scotland.

See paper archive file

Credits: compiled and ed. Riddell Black
comm. w Robert Kemp & Tom Fleming
m. adv. Tom Wilson

Shotlist: credits (.33) aerial shots of the Royal Yacht approaching the Shetland Islands (.53) l/s of the Royal Yacht near Lerwick harbour (1.01) the Queen's launch approaches the quayside. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh step ashore and are greeted by high ranking army officer (1.29) the Queen reviews troops (1.37) cuts a ribbon and declares the harbour extension open (1.47) shots of the crowd (1.52) the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh talk to the crew of the Lerwick lifeboat (2.06) gvs of the Queen walking along Lerwick harbour (2.38) the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh are driven away in the royal car (2.46) they see various animals at agricultural show in Scalloway (3.39) the royal couple walk through the crowds (3.48) shots of the royal car driving through Shetland countryside (3.56) shots of Lerwick brass band playing (4.09) the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive by car in Tofts Voe. Shots of Prince Charles and Princess Alexandra. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh leave by boat (4.34) aerial l/s of the royal boat (4.40) shot of house vikings playing fiddles. The Queen and Duke meet people in Haroldswick on Unst (5.20) shots of the royal yacht (5.34) shots of Whalsay harbour (5.39) the Queen is presented with a bouquet (5.45) Prince Philip talks to local sailors; shot of Whalsay regatta (6.13) c/u of guns on frigate (6.19) aerial l/s of the "Britannia" (6.29) the Queen and Prince Philip talk to people of the Out Skerries (7.27) aerial view of the Out Skerries (7.33) aerial l/s of royal yacht (7.55) gvs Kirkwall, with shots of the Queen and Prince Philip (8.35) l/s of "Britannia" from Kirkwall (8.45) aerial l/s of the royal yacht (9.04) shots of Highland Games at Braemar, Royal Deeside; Highland dancing, caber throwing, tug-of-war and a pipe band. Shots of the Royal family and l/s of games (10.36) ext. Balmoral Castle (10.41) shots of the Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles and Princess Anne. The Queen pushing a pram (containing, presumably, a baby Prince Andrew). Shots of the family sitting on a rug in the gardens of Balmoral Castle with a baby Prince Andrew. Shots of the corgis (11.55) medium pan shot of Glamis Castle (12.20) c/u and gvs of Glamis Castle exteriors (13.18) l/s of Perth (13.21) gvs of a road bridge in Perth on the river Tay (13.45) gvs of the Queen opening the same bridge (14.40) l/s of bridges on the Tay in Perth (14.50) pan l/s to Kincardine power station (14.58) gvs ext. power station (15.09) the Queen opens and tours Kincardine generating station. Shots of the int.; brief shot of royal cars leaving (16.25) gvs of the Queen and Prince Philip at the Royal Highland Show (17.40) medium shot of Edinburgh Castle and its ramparts (17.48) gvs ext. St. Giles Cathedral (17.55) shots of the Queen and Prince Philip arriving at and entering St. Giles Cathedral (18.38) gvs int. St. Giles Cathedral as the Queen and Prince Philip walk down the aisle (19.28) ext. shot of the Queen leaving St. Giles by the door of the Thistle Chapel (19.52) gvs John Knox's statue (20.04) pan from statue to the Queen walking in procession through the courtyard of the assembly with the Queen in attendance (2.142) statue of John Knox and courtyard of assembly hall as the Queen leaves (22.10) the gates of Holyrood house swing open to reveal ext. of the palace (22.34) ext. Holyrood house (22.37) int. of ruin of Holyrood Abbey (22.41) c/u and gvs of Palace of Holyrood Abbey (22.41) c/u and gvs of Palace (23.32) medium shot of the palace gates (23.39) ecs (23.50)