QUEEN MOTHER'S VISIT TO HADDO

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: QUEEN MOTHER'S VISIT TO HADDO

Reference number: 2786

Date: 1957

Director: [filmed by David Gordon, Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.00 mins

Description: Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother visits Lord and Lady Aberdeen at Haddo House, Aberdeenshire.

Queen Mother was a personal friend of the Gordon family.

See also refs. 2731, 2732, 2780, 2781, 2782, 2782, 2783, 2784.

Shotlist: No credits. gvs estate workers waiting to welcome Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Arrival greeted by Lord Aberdeen [David Gordon's uncle]. gvs Haddo House and gardens. Royal visitor and hosts walk down steps and through grounds, chatting to estate workers and families. Queen Mother plants ceremonial tree and party return to House (3.40) interior shots, gvs concert [dark]. Royal party leaves, followed by audience. Queen Mother leaves Haddo House (5.00)