• Short Summary

    Good scenes from the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

    ENGLAND: THE CORONATION. Historic film of most?

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    GBTV Int. Duke of Edinburgh's procession proceeding down Abbey aisle. STV Crowd in Abbey standing in seats. GV Duke's procession towards Organ loft & archway. SV People standing, bowing heads, STV Queen in procession down aisle, Maids of Honour, carrying her train. SV People bowing heads. STV Queen in procession down aisle, Maids following. GBV Queen's procession down Abbey towards archway. TV Ditto, under archway. SV Duke of Edinburgh takes up position beside Dukes of Gloucester & Kent. SV Peers looking on. TV Queen's procession into Theatre part of Abbey. SCU Duke of Edinburgh looking on. LV Queen's procession passing Dukes, Queen steps at Chair of Estate.

    SCU Queen at Chair of Estate, kneels down to make humble prayer. SV Showing all regalia on Altar. SV Towards - Queen & her Maids of Honour walking from Chair of Estate over for Recognition. TV Ditto. SV L to R:- Princess Royal, Queen Mother & Princess Margaret watching from Royal Box. STV Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Fisher, speaks about Recognition., congregation cry out 'God Save The Queen' & Queen bows. (Nat.sd.) SV Peeresses looking on. TV Queen returns to Chair of Estate. LV Queen returning to & sitting in chair of Estate. SV Royal Dukes looking on. LV Archbishop reading out oath to Queen. (Nat.sd.) STV People in seats looking on. LV Pan Queen followed by Maids walking to faldstool in front of Altar. BV ditto. SV Archbishop holds Bible in front of Queen, she kisses it. STV Peers. SCU Queen signs oath
    Background: Good scenes from the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

    ENGLAND: THE CORONATION. Historic film of most wonderful Royal Day in living memory. Through cheering multitudes Her majesty drives to Westminster Abbey. Paramount records scenes in historic Abbey. Religious & Royal Pageantry make Crowning ceremony most memorable of all Coronations. Crowned Queen, Her Majesty emerges from Abbey & drives back to Palace by longer route acclaimed by millions of loyal subjects. Climax of great day is unforgettable scenes outside Buckingham Palace.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8MMSP2YWCKAFVMEQ7LSW68WW0
    Media URN:
    VLVA8MMSP2YWCKAFVMEQ7LSW68WW0
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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