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Queen Visits Chicago: Trade Fair

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Film Identifier: F.2012-03-0748
Run Time
0h 2m 8s
Format
16mm
Color
B&W
Sound
Silent
Date Produced
1959
Abstract
Footage of Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, and Mayor Richard J. Daley at the Chicago International Trade Fair on July 6, 1959. 
Description
Queen Elizabeth II's motorcade travels down Michigan Avenue, eventually stopping at Navy Pier for the Chicago International Trade Fair. The queen, Prince Philip, and Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley ride aboard an electric shuttle inside, where various countries have prepared elaborate displays. They stop at Canada's exhibit and wave to spectators.
Main Credits
Koza, Frank (is filmmaker)
Actors, Performers and Participants
Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain (is participant)
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (is participant)
Richard J. Daley (is participant)
Related Place
Chicago (depicts)