ROYAL OCCASION: 22nd June 1955

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Title: ROYAL OCCASION: 22nd June 1955

Reference number: 5043

Date: 1955

Sponsor: James Templeton & Co. Ltd

Production company: Templar Film Studios, Glasgow

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.45 mins

Description: A record of a visit to the carpet manufacturers, Templeton & Co. Ltd, by H.M. Queen Elizabeth and H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh in 1955.

Shotlist: H.M. Queen Elizabeth and H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh visit the factory of James Templeton & Co. Ltd. carpet manufacturers, Glasgow (0.29) Queen's entourage (Lady-In-Waiting and Lord Provost of Glasgow) arrive by car at Templeton's carpet factory and visiting party are greeted as they enter by Managing Director, Mr. John Anderson and Chairman (1.05) ints factory as Queen walks around; shots of girls sewing carpets by hand (1.39) gvs tour of design workroom where patterns are laid out, artists paint and the Queen talks to people, including Chief Designer, Mr. Hugh McKenna; shot of her speaking to employee, Mr. John Eadie, who had seen service with the company for 73 years (2.46) gvs Royals watching carpet making processes, including spooling, weaving and trimming (4.13) gvs tour of carpet showroom, with rugs and carpets on display, including antique rugs, reproductions and a carpet depicting Christ blessing the little children, woven in 1876 for the Paris Exhibition (7.45) Royals depart, cheered by crowds and photographers (8.20) ecs (8.45)