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    Wolferton Station, England: CU
    Sign 'WOLFERTON' GV Cortege being drawn towards down Country lane. SV Pan Ditto
    into station yard. CU BV Cortege. Shot Crowd. SV Pan Guardsmen walking with
    coffin to train. GV Station scene. Shot Crowd. GV Pan Train pulling out of
    station. Closer Shot Pan The Funeral Coach. SV Pan Train pulling out. Angle V
    Two men on hayrick with bare heads as train passes. CU One Ditto. LV Train
    towards Pan to BV On Coach in which coffin is travelling.



    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 1.



    SV Cortege on way to
    Wolferton station., thru lines of people. GV Cortege along road.



    SV Dukes of Edinburgh & Gloucester following coffin. on foot,
    thru gates of Wolferton Station, Pan to The Royal car behind with female
    mourners. GV Train bearing mourners & coffin leaving Wolferton station, people
    watching. GV People waiting on track as train comes into view.



    (Cenotaph) Whitehall, London, England: BV Procession going down
    Whitehall, Big Ben in b-g. GV Cortege approaching Cenotaph down Whitehall. SV
    Pan Cortege past Cenotaph. SCU Crowd looking on. GV Procession towards from
    Whitehall. Nearer V Ditto.



    GOOD SCENES, ROLL 1. Shot
    Showing top of Cenotaph in Whitehall & the Home Office in b-g., pan along Home
    Office. STV Cortege past the Cenotaph. CTV People in crowd watching. STV Cortege
    in Whitehall passing Cenotaph.



    Westminster, London,
    England: TV Cortege approaching Westminster Hall. CU Pan to BV Cortege past &
    into Westminster Hall Gates. BV Procession thru gates, Dukes of Edinburgh &
    Gloucester following. SV Pan Cortege into Westminster Hall forecourt. SV Pan
    Dukes of Edinburgh & Gloucester following. LV Queen Elizabeth II Queen Mother, &
    Queen Mary at doorway. TV Guards lifting coffin into shoulders. Side V Pan
    Guardsmen taking coffin into Westminster Hall. TV Ditto. LV Queue moving into
    Westminster Hall. CU Type with medals. CU 3 Sailors. CU American soldier. CU Men
    take off their hats. GV Int. Westminster Hall & Catafalque guarded by members of
    Household Cavalry & Yeomen. Closer V Ditto.



    SCU
    People towards & past camera. CU Catafalque. LV Westminster Hall & people past
    Catafalque.



    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 2.



    GV Int. The Public filing past King's coffin resting on the Catafalque
    & guarded by members of Household Cavalry & Yoemen. GV People filing past coffin
    & paying last respects. SV People walking along side of Catafalque. SCU People
    past camera after passing the coffin.. SCU People down steps inside Westminster
    Hall on way to pay their last respects to King. SCU Ditto. SV Gentlemen-at-arms
    leading Yeomen into Hall to relieve those Guarding coffin, whilst public file
    past. (This scene has something in the way during past of it) CU Household
    Cavalry standing to attention at corner of King's coffin, public pass in b-g.
    SCU A Lifeguard (Red tunic & white plume) & a Horse-guard (Blue tunic & Red
    plume) guarding King's coffin. CU King's coffin covered with Royal standard,
    with Imperial crown resting on velvet cushion, Orb & Septre & cross in b-g.,
    Queen Mother's wreath also on coffin, candles burning at sides. SCU Wreath at
    the base of the coffin & catafalque. LBV People filing past the coffin.



    GV Still shot King's coffin on catafalque in Westminster Hall.
    Closer V Ditto... OPTICAL NEG.



    Trafalgar Sq., London,
    England: GTV down strand cortege approaching Trafalgar Sq., LV Cortege towards.
    SCU Pan Coffin past camera followed by Dukes of Edinburgh & Gloucester. STV
    Crowd.



    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 1. Pan Down Nelson's column
    to crowd in Trafalgar Sq., Pan to cortege down the strand. TV Crowd some people
    begin to disperse. GTV Cortege thru Trafalgar Sq., before turning down
    Whitehall.



    Sandringham, England: Sandringham,
    England: GV Sandringham Estate thru gates. Still Shot Lying in State at
    Sandringham Church. SV Crowd outside Church. GV Crowds lining roadway, cortege
    in distance., on way to Wolferton station. Shot Cortege towards & past. SCU Pan
    Prince Philip & Duke of Gloucester walk behind Bier. Low Angle V Crowd along
    route. CU PAN Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mother & Princess Margaret in car
    heavily veiled. GV Workers of Sandringham Estate following in procession. Nearer
    V Ditto. SV Pan Queen's car.



    GOOD SCENES, ROLL 1. GV
    Sandringham House seen thru open gates. GV Farm buildings on King's Estate at
    Sandringham. LV Another V Ditto. GV Timber yard. SV Timber in yard which is used
    for coffins. SV Ext. Workroom where coffins are made. LV Workmen putting up
    shutters on entrance to Mary Magdalene Church before the coffin was transferred
    from Sandringham House. SV Ditto, policemen watching. Still Shot Photograph of
    gamekeepers guarding the coffin in church at Sandringham. GV Coffin & cortege
    leaving the Church at Sandringham, crowds watching. CU Gent type removing hat.
    GV Village school at Sandringham. SV Cortege on way to Wolferton station, thru
    lines of people.



    ENGLAND: HIS MAJESTY LIES IN STATE.
    Royal Family and 300 workers on Royal Estate form cortege from Sandringham House
    to station two miles distant. Dukes of Gloucester & Prince Philip walk behind
    King's coffin. London:- Many thousands of people line 3-mile route from King's
    Cross to Westminster Hall, where body of late King lies in state. Lambeth
    Bridge, London, England GTV Other side of Lambeth Bridge showing Lambeth Palace
    & queue stretching alongside Pan to queue over both sides of Lambeth Bridge. GV
    Mass crowd.



    ENGLAND: HIS MAJESTY LIES IN STATE. Royal
    Family and 300 workers on Royal Estate form cortege from Sandringham House to
    station two miles distant. Duke of Gloucester & Prince Philip walk behind King's
    coffin. London:- Many thousands of people line 3-mile route from King's Cross to
    Westminster Hall, where body of King lies in state. Aldwych, London, England
    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 1.



    GTV Cortege in Aldwych. TV
    Crowd. LTV Cortege in Aldwych. STV Ditto. STV Duke of Edinburgh & Duke of
    Gloucester following coffin as it passes Aldwych station.



    England: HIS MAJESTY LIES IN STATE. Royal Family and 00 workers on
    Royal Estate form cortege from Sandringham House to station two miles distant.
    Duke of Gloucester & Prince Philip walk behind King's coffin. London:- Many
    thousands of people line 3-mile route from King's Cross to Westminster hall,
    where body of King lies in state. Houses of Parliament, London, England GTV
    Parliament Pan down to queue in Gardens.



    GOOD SCENES.
    ROLL 1.



    GTV Parliament, Westminster, Pan down to cars
    along street. SV Car bearing the Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother & Princess
    Margaret entering the gates of Westminster Hall. CTV Crowd watching. STV Royal
    cars thru gates to Westminster Hall. GTV Cortage approaching Westminster Hall.
    SV Pan down from Big Ben (at4-6pm) to gates of Westminster. SV Shot Thru the
    railings of the coffin being carried into Westminster Hall.



    ENGLAND: HIS MAJESTY LIES IN STATE. Royal Family and 300 workers on
    Royal Estate form cortege from Sandringham House to station two miles distant.
    Duke of Gloucester & Prince Philip walk behind King's coffin. London:- Many
    thousands of people line 3-mile route from King's Cross to Westminster Hall,
    where body of late King lies in state. King's Cross Station, London, England
    FV Royal train arriving at King's Cross. SV Pan Crown bwing carried to train. LV
    Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, Prince Philip & Duke of
    Gloucester getting out of train. SCU Pan Coffin being carried from train. SV
    Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mother & Princess Margaret walking towards & standing
    for silence. LV Ditto, walking out of station. SV Pan Police & crowds outside
    station. CU Woman crying. CU Man wearing waterproof headgear. CU Woman. CU
    Another woman. CU Ditto. SV Pan Cortege towards & past. CU Pan Dukes of
    Edinburgh & Gloucester.



    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 1.



    GV Int. King's X Station as men of the King's Company
    Grenadier Guards prepare to enter Royal train to bring the King's coffin out,
    personalities on platform in b-g. SV Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mother & Princess
    Margaret heavily veiled waiting on platform by train with Duke of Edinburgh
    behind the Duke of Gloucester & other personalities. SV en of the King's Coy
    Grenadier Guards carrying the King's coffin out of the station.,watched by
    personalities. Imperial Crown & Queen Mother's wreath on coffin, Pan to Royal
    mourners looking on. SV Duke of Gloucester & Duke of Edinburgh advance to take
    up positions behind the coffin,,followed by the Queen Mother & daughters. LV The
    Queen, Queen Mother,Princess Margaret watching the coffin leave the station. SV
    Queen, Queen Mother & Princess Margaret standing watching the coffin leave the
    station. SV Queen, Queen Mother & Princess Margarer leaving the station. FCU
    Woman in oilskin looking on. FCU Soldier looking on.



    ENGLAND: HIS MAJESTY LIES IN STATE. Royal Family and 300 workers on Royal Estate
    form cortege from Sandringham House to station two miles distant. Duke of
    Gluocester & Prince Philip walk behind King's coffin. London:- Many thousands of
    people line 3-mile route from King's Cross to Westminster Hall, where body of
    late King lies in State. Kingsway, London, England LTV Cortege towards down
    Kingsway. CU Crowd.



    GTV Pan Cortege past.



    ENGLAND: HIS MAJESTY LIES IN STATE. Royal Family and 300
    workers on Royal Estate form cortege from Sandringham House to station two miles
    distant. Duke of Gloucester & Prince Philip walk behind King's coffin. London:-
    Many thousands of people line 3- mile route from King's Cross to Westminster
    Hall, where body of late king lies in state. Embankment, London, England SV
    Queue along Embankment & up steps Pan to queue over bridge. TV Pan Queue along
    embankment Pan to double queue on either side of Lambeth Bridge.



    ENGLAND: HIS MAJESTY LIES IN STATE. Royal Family and 300
    workers on Royal Estate form cortege from Sandringham House to station two miles
    distant. Duke of Gloucester & Prince Philip walk behind King's coffin. London: -
    Many thousands of people line 3-mile route from King's Cross to Westminster
    Hall, where body of King lies in state. Euston Road, London, England GOOD
    SCENES, ROLL 1. LBV Cortege along Euston Road. TV Crowd.



    Royalty; Prince Henry of Great Britain, 1st Duke of Gloucester
    (1900-1974), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten)
    (b. 1921), Ordinary People; Ceremonies - Funerary; Buildings, Landmarks and
    Monuments




    Initials


    GOOD SCENES & STAFF.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1G6O54UTGQJFWN7JQ2XGK0RBS
    Media URN:
    VLVA1G6O54UTGQJFWN7JQ2XGK0RBS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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