- Title: CF1005
01:26:00 - 01:28:08
Union Jacks waving in breeze, 'G-R' George Regina on lamppost, children wave little flags, mounted policeman guards parade, nurses, elderly people - great shots of old women in wheelchairs watching the parade, army marches on grass, present arms, parade, children wave to camera
01:28:08 - 01:32:43
Titlecard: Address of welcome at De Montfort Hall. King and Queen arrive and are presented with army band. King inspects troops, Queen holds enormous bunch of flowers and chats with the Mayor of Leicester. King and Queen inside hall, make speech. Pov shot past huge crowds waving Union Jacks through Leicester streets, lots of children waving flags, lovely footage.
01:32:43 - 01:33:55
Titlecard: Visiting the Imperial Typewriter Co. Pan across front of building, crowds of workers outside, motorcade past with King and Queen visible. King and Queen out of car into factory. Pov shot past huge crowds standing outside shops to welcome King and Queen.
01:33:55 - 01:35:36
Titlecard: The Reception at Guildhall and Cathedral. King and Queen out of Cathedral with clergymen, Queen talks to choir boys. King and Queen into Guildhall, lovely shot of excited crowds watching.
01:35:36 - 01:38:05
Titlecard: Public Welcome at Town Hall. High angle shot of huge crowds waving handkerchiefs up at King and Queen on balcony. Men prepare floral displays on banqueting table, cu table setting
Vs shields and coats of arms. Excited crowds wave as motorcade past.
01:38:05 - 01:40:45
Titlecard: Display of Plastics at Cascelloid Ltd. Pan down coats of arms, officials wait nervously for arrival of King and Queen, close up of King and Queen. Two women pick up plastic toys to show to camera, pan over plastic dolls and other items.
01:40:45 - 01:42:52
Titlecard: Mannequin Exhibition at Wolsey Ltd. Queen presented with bunch of flowers, King and Queen watch models show off dresses and suits, the Queen asks to see dress close up. Flag waving from building. God Save the King written on heraldic background.
- Keywords:ROYAL VISIT TO LEICESTER, APRIL 30 1946, KING GEORGE VI, AMATEUR FOOTAGE, GEORGE FIFTH, PUBLIC EVENT, CROWDS OF CHILDREN, CELEBRATION, NATIONALISM, ROYALISM, MONARCH, QUEEN MOTHER
- Master Title:CF1005