• Short Summary

    King opens new Parliament Buildings and gives speech attended by other royalty

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: His Majesty Opens the New Commons

    IRELAND: Athlone:
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    ATHLONE - Earl of Attends King's opening of new Parliament Buildings with all Royal Family..King speech

    BROWN Colonel Clifton As Speaker he makes an address to King on opening of new House of Commons from Westminster Hall.. presents it to King who rises to reply...V.G...Earlier he leads in his procession of Commonwealth representatives form their Parliaments take posn right King's throne V.G.

    PRINCESS ELIZABETH Attends opening of Parliament by King in Royal group with all Royalty.. King speech

    QUEEN ELIZABETH. Sits on throne at Westminster Hall with King when opening New House of Commons Chambers..Attended by all Royal Family.. King Speech

    GEORGE VI KING OF ENGLAND Opens New Chambers for House of Commons from Westminster Hall..receives Speakers address rises to reply...V.G. Accompanied by all Royal Family etc etc

    DUKE OF GLOUCESTER Attends King's opening of new Parliament Buildings..with many Royal Family.. King speech

    DUCHESS OF GLOUCESTER. Attends King's opening of new Parliament Building with many Royal Family.. King Speech

    LORD JOWITT - THE LORD CHANCELLOR As Lord Chancellor he makes address to King during the opening of new buildings of Houses of Commons..addresses on behalf of Lords,,,

    MARGARET PRINCESS ROSE Attends King's opening of new Buildings of Houses of Commons..with many members Royal Family King's speech

    QUEEN MARY THE QUEEN MOTHER Attends King's opening new Parliament Building with many members Royal Family.. King speech

    PARLIAMENT King opens New Chambers of House of Commons..from the Westminster Hall being unable to enter Commons by law.. Trumpet Fanfare announces of Speaker's Procession containing representatives of all Commonwealth Countries He takes place right of Royal Dais...King's Procession enters with Queen. Queen Mary. Elizabeth, Margaret, Duke & Duchess Gloucester, Princess Royal, Princess Alice and Earl of Athlone...King and Queen sit on throne, Lord Jowett makes Clifton Brown the Speaker's address from Commons.. Give King Address, who rises to give his reply..Lib shots bomb damage, Shots new building, carvings. masonry, arches, benches, woodwork. etc etc.. House and Royal Family rise and Royalty leave through Commons. Good exterior shots also of buildings etc etc.

    PRINCESS ROYAL Attends King's opening of new Parliament Building with many members Royal Family

    TRUMPETERS State Trumpeters Fanfare on King opening new House of Commons..to announce Speakers Procession

    WESTMINSTER HALL King opens new Commons Chamber from Westminster Hall, being unable by constitution to enter the Commons..Trumpet fanfare annonces Speakes Procession...followed by representatives of our Commonwealth Parls... King's procession enters after Speaker stands on right of Royal Dais..Queen, Margaret, Elizabeth, Queen Mary, Duke & Duchess Gloucester, Princess Royal, Princess Alice & Earl of Athlone..go up throne...King and Queen sit, rest sits to one side..Lord Chancellor Lord Joweyy addresses for Lords Followed by Col Clifton Brown the Speaker of Commons, Presents it to King, who rises to reply...Lib shots bombs damage on Commons .. shots new restored chambers, masonry, carving, furniture, arches, woodwork. etc etc...King ends House rises and Royal Family leave.

    Ceremonies - Inauguration; George VI of Great Britain; Royalty; Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments

    Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, The Queen, landmark, building, new chamber, reproduction, King George VI
    Background: King opens new Parliament Buildings and gives speech attended by other royalty

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4WVD6WE0ABJ8KG8GCAKQX6VU7
    Media URN:
    VLVA4WVD6WE0ABJ8KG8GCAKQX6VU7
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/10/1950
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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