• Short Summary

    Shortage of accomodation in London for visitors arriving for King George VI's coronation in 1937.?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Prices rocket in Coronation seat racket

    ENGLAND: London:
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    General view through arch showing Houses of Parliament
    Angle shot network of steel bars supporting stands
    Angle shot boarded statue
    Men working
    Swing shot from Houses of Parliament to Westminster Abbey
    Semi view pan up Westminster Abbey towers from new entrance
    Pencil pointing at picture of finished doorway
    Shot of stands in Hyde Park
    Long view stands obscuring Hotels in Park Lane
    Newspaper headline reading 'Visitors for Coronation threaten to swamp London'
    General view of Dorchester Hotel

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    Mr. Hugh Wontner (Secretary of the Coronation Committee) interview SOT

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    General view of suburban houses
    Woman beating carpet
    Polishing letter box
    Woman cleaning window
    Plan of coronation route
    Top view of Exford Street
    Various shots of shop windows & panning up to top of building showing the various prices for the hire of window for Coronation
    Man standing outside shop

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    Man speaking SOT
    Background: Shortage of accomodation in London for visitors arriving for King George VI's coronation in 1937.

    Keywords: Ceremonies - Royal; Economics; Crime, Justice and Law Enforecement; Great Britain

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA851QXVFQJ2W4A0XLGY6VAH1MF
    Media URN:
    VLVA851QXVFQJ2W4A0XLGY6VAH1MF
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/03/1937
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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