Filming the Royal Daimler

by Catrina Vignando on 17 April, 2014

Filming the Royal Daimler chassis at the conservation lab, photo by G Serras

The Museum’s Royal Daimler is the subject of a new feature film called When the Queen Came to Town that celebrates the 60th anniversary of the 1954 Royal visit.

The film looks at the legacy and the impact of this Royal visit on Australian popular culture and features the Museum’s Royal Daimler car. The film includes footage of the work the dedicated conservation team at the Museum have undertaken to bring this special car back to its former glory.

Enjoy these images and get a behind the scenes look at the making of this new feature film produced by WildBear Entertainment.

Ian Stewart, Royal Daimler Automotive Engineer, photo by G Serras

Ainslie Greiner, Technology Conservartor, photo by photo by J McCarthy

Ainslie Greiner, Technology Conservartor, photo by photo by J McCarthy

icki Humphrey, Head of Conservation, looking at Royal Daimler car body photo by J McCarthy

Vicki Humphrey, Head of Conservation, looking at Royal Daimler car body, photo by J McCarthy

Save the date
The Museum is screening When the Queen Came to Town on 12 June as a special Royal Daimler fundraising event. Save the date in your diary for a unique night of royalty, rare cars and history.

To receive advance notice of this event please email royaldaimlerproject@nma.gov.au.

Support the Royal Daimler Project.

1 thought on “Filming the Royal Daimler

  1. monica

    I’m really looking forward to the film launch on 12 June. Will be great to see the “old dame” on the big screen and the work of the NMA’s dedicated conservation team revealed to a national audience.

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