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Reference number: 9526

Date: 1961, August 14

Director: filmed by A.J.G. Bodie

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.08 mins

Description: Footage of crowds lining Low Street in Banff, waiting for the arrival of the Royal Party as part of their visit to coastal towns of the North East of Scotland, on 14th August 1961. The Queen and Prince Philip are seen arriving and briefly meeting people of Banff, including Provost G.O. Robertson.

See also ref. 9527 which features the same event.

Shotlist: gvs crowds gathered on Low Street in Banff, sign for Findlaters Ltd shop seen briefly in pan (0.16) pan of crowd with Biggar Fountain in background – official guests seen sitting at the side of platform – pan of Boys’ Brigade, Girl Guides and Boy Scouts (0.37) pan of crowd, children sat at front waving Union flags and Lion Rampant – Lord Lieutenant Sir George Abercromby getting out of car – Prince Philip shaking hands with Provost G.O. Robertson, crowd waving flags in background (0.52) Queen walking up steps of platform at Plainstones (Plainstains) – gvs queen meeting local people, being presented with flowers by a boy in a kilt – Queen signing town visitors book (1.08)