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Reference number: 9527

Date: 1961, August 14

Director: filmed by A.J.G. Bodie

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.12 mins

Description: Footage of the Queen and Prince Philip’s visit to Banff. The ceremony took place on Low Street and was part of the Royal visit to North East coastal towns on 14th August 1961.

See also ref. 9526 which features the same event.

Shotlist: high shot, filmed from building across the street, press and local officials, including Provost G.O. Robertson, waiting at side of welcoming platform at Plainstones – pan of welcoming platform – royal motorcade arriving from Carmelite Street, turning in to Low Street, people lining streets waving flags, brief pan of Boy Scouts, Boys Brigade and Girl Guides as car passes (0.37) Queen and Prince Philip being welcomed from car by Provost G.O Robertson and Lord Lieutenant Sir George Abercromby, press photographers gathered at side of platform (0.59) gvs of Queen and Prince Philip meeting officials and people of Banff (3.01) Queen being presented with flowers by boy in kilt – pan of people gathered at side of platform – l/s Queen and Prince Philip leaving platform – crowd clapping as Queen and Prince Philip’s vehicle pulls up – Queen and Prince Philip shake hands with Provost G.O. Robertson and enter vehicle – Queen and Prince Philip waving to crowd as car leaves – l/s welcoming platform as crowd starts to disperse (4.12)