A Royal Occasion

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Details

Location

Balmoral Showgrounds, Bangor, Derry, Hillsborough, Lisburn, Portadown, Various

Year

1953

Source

BBC NI

Format

film

black and white, colour

Length

44min 56sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI, Lisburn Museum

Rights Holder

BBC NI, Lisburn Museum

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Description

Compilation programme comprised of amateur film of the Coronation in 1953 and the subsequent three-day visit of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh.

Shot List

Shots consist mainly of Lisburn - but also includes Aldergrove arrival with Northern Ireland Cabinet and Prime Minister, Bangor, Hillsborough, Balmoral showgrounds, Portadown and the Royal Train to Lisahally and transfer by cruiser to Londonderry. This item is comprised of a selection of four amateur films edited together and accompanied by sound and commentary recorded at the BBC.

Credits

Presented by Lisburn Camera Club; Narrated by Michael Baguley; Original Film Makers - Alex Ferguson, Sam Hopkins, Charlie McAfee, Harold Patterson, Howard Walker and an unknown cameraman; Produced for TV by David Dillon

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