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    ENGLAND: CORONATION DATE PROCLAIMED. London:- At St. James's Palace and in City Proclamation is read, stating date of Coronation. St. James's Palace, London, England GBV Guards marching to St. James's Palace. (7ft. b-g title) LV Heralds sounding trumpets on balcony of Palace. Side V guards & people watching. LV Proclamation being read by Sir George Bellew, Garter King of Arms:-(Nat. sd.) SV Sir George Bellew continues:-(Nat.sd.) Sound of Sir George Bellew's voice is dubbed over following scenes, SV People looking out of window. SV children with Policeman watching ceremony. LV Proclamation being read. SV Policemen & crowd with a Guard in picture. LV People watching ceremony in grounds of St. James Palace:- (Nat. sd.) LV Heralds sounding trumpets. GV Horse Guards leaving Palace on route to City.



    SOUND EFFECTS.



    LV Sir George Bellew reading proclamation:-



    "Where as we have resolved, by the favour and blessing of Almighty God, to celebrate the solemnity of our Royal Coronation at Westminster upon Tuesday the second day of June next."



    "And we do hereby signify and declare that it is our Royal will and pleasure that such part only of the solemnity & ceremony of our Royal Coronation as is usually upon the Coronation of the Kings & Queens of this realm solemnized in Westminster Abbey, shall take place."



    Sound of Sir George Bellew's voice over scenes:-



    "Given at Our Court at Buckingham Palace this Sixth day of June, in the Year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-two, and in the First Year of our Reign. God Save the Queen."



    GOOD SCENES.



    GV St. James Place as Guards march towards.



    ENGLAND: CORONATION DATE PROCLAIMED. London:- At St. Jame's Palace and in City Proclamation is read, stating date of Coronation. Royal Exchange, London, England GTV Horse Guards towards down Corn Hill to Royal Exchange. CU Boys watching. TV Carriages towards. STV Ditto. TV Mass crowd outside Royal refractive Index. GV Pan Down Royal Exchange, Clarenceux King of Arms, Sir Arthur Cochrane, reading Proclamation. SV Sir Arthur Cochrane reading proclamation. (Silent) GTV Assembly in front of Royal Exchange, National Anthem starts. Side V Pikemen. STV Assembly with raised hats. GTV Mass crowd. Angle Shot Union Jack flying from building. LV Crowd watching from bank. Nearer V Ditto. Angle V Flag flying from Royal Exchange. STV Assembly with raised hats.




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    Film ID:
    VLVA1JBCL42P53WHMP2SP4418OV60
    Media URN:
    VLVA1JBCL42P53WHMP2SP4418OV60
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/06/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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