ROYAL VISIT TO LINLITHGOW, the

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Places:

  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: ROYAL VISIT TO LINLITHGOW, the

Reference number: 7371

Date: 1955 / 1963c

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 9.23 mins

Description: Footage of a royal visit to Linlithgow Palace by the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh.

Shotlist: [shot-listed from mini DV - manual control track]

[B/W] [no title] - gv Ayr Racecourse main building - c/u shot of bookies signalling - l/s horses racing - c/u shot of crowd and man with binoculars - shot of horses racing along home straight - c/u shot of crowd - l/s horses jumping fences and racing towards home straight, zoom in to winner (1.23) gv of crowds in stand - shot of trophy being presented to woman in front of watching crowds - shot of racehorse being walked around paddock [black] (1.38) [COL] title - brief shot of policemen in street - gv of Provost and Lord Lieutenant chatting with other officials - shot of Queen and Duke of Edinburgh in royal limousine entering Kirkgate - PRESENTATION OF PROVOST THOMAS AND LADY PROVOST TO HER MAJESTY AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH - royal limousines approach stage in front of Town House, Queen and Duke of Edinburgh get out and are introduced to Provost and wife by Lord Lieutenant - all climb steps to Town House where other officials and wives are introduced (4.14) HER MAJESTY AND THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH SIGN THE VISITORS BOOK - gv of same - LEAVING FOR LINLITHGOW PALACE AND ST. MICHAEL'S CHURCH - royal party and officials come down from Town House and walk along Kirkgate - high shots of crowds lining the streets and waving lion rampant and Union flags - c/u shots of children, men and women, soldiers and Scouts in the crowd - pan across street and crowds, c/u shots of Scouts, Brownies (6.26) RETURNING FROM PALACE TO COUNTY BUILDINGS - high shot of procession coming down Kirkgate from Palace, led by Royal Company of Archers, followed by royal party and officials (7.58) same shot from street level in slow motion - high shot of procession coming down Kirkgate led by brass band, followed by Royal Company of Archers, and representatives of youth groups (9.05) shot of royal car coming along main street lined with crowds - THE END (9.23)