UNSEEN home movie footage of the Queen sharing touching and intimate moments with her family will be shown in a new BBC documentary.
Viewers will hear Her Majesty narrate part of the programme, explaining the significance of the events.
In one scene, a young Princess Elizabeth beams in a red gingham dress as she shows the camera her engagement ring.
Taken while on the first extended visit of Prince Philip to Balmoral in 1946, the clip shows a private moment before the couple’s engagement became public.
The special 75-minute programme, produced to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, will be shown on BBC One on May 29.
Footage was discovered in the Royal Archive after producers searched through more than 400 film reels.
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The Royal Family have often filmed each other since the 1920s. Hundreds of these reels have been held privately by the Royal Collection in the British Film Institute vaults.
The Queen has granted special access to the footage, which shows her life before her coronation as filmed by herself, her parents, and Prince Philip.
In another moment from Elizabeth Unseen, the princess poses with sister Princess Margaret and King George VI on board HMS Vanguard in 1947.
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The then Princess Elizabeth, will narrate the story in her own words through recordings made before she became the monarch.
The BBC said: “This is an extraordinary glimpse into a deeply personal side of the Royal Family that is rarely seen.”