Film ID:
NEFA 19808

ROYAL VISIT OF QUEEN ELIZABETH II TO THE PLAZA, TYNEMOUTH, 29 OCTOBER 1954

1954

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Description

Sponsored film footage of the royal visit of Queen Elizabeth II to the Plaza Hotel, on the Grand Parade in Tynemouth, on 29 October 1954. The Plaza Hotel was destroyed by fire in 1996.

The film features colour shots of H M Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip arriving and reviewing troops.

There are colour portrait shots of the Lady Mayoress smiling broadly to camera, followed by portrait shots of two other dignitaries.

Exterior shots at Tynemouth.

The main body of the film is of black and white interior shots of the ceremony inside the Plaza. The Queen is presented to a succession of guests. There are various shots of the audience.

The final sequence in colour is of the Queen leaving at the end of the visit.