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Title:KING AND QUEEN VISIT EDINBURGH [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 418
Summary: Mute, untitled newsreel footage comprising five items
Description: 1. A military parade outside Holyroodhouse Palace.
2. A visit by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to Edinburgh. The King and Queen visit the Leith(?) docks and sail down the Firth of Forth, past slipways and moored vessels - including a tug, the Cowan Craig, the crew of which stand to attention along the ship's side. The royal couple watch a demonstration of an extensible fire ladder and rescue gear, walk through parts of the city, surrounded by flag-waving crowds, and inspect groups of nurses, pensioners(?) and ARP women. Edinburgh Castle appears in LS with regimental pipers in the foreground.
3. Universal carriers are lifted out of the hold of a cargo vessel and then driven off. Tractors and towed artillery are also present in the quayside.
4. Admiral Muselier visits a destroyer and reviews a march past of Free French women. Poorly edited.
5. A British general officer is received aboard a naval vessel and is formally cheered by the crew. (Duke of Athol?)