• Short Summary

    Good scenes from the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

    ENGLAND: THE CORONATION. Historic film of most?

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    SV Peers looking on. LV Moderator of Scotland, Prof. J. Pitt Watson., walks with Book from the Altar, bows, then walks to present Bible to Queen. CU Ditto.

    LV Moderator of Scotland, Prof. James Pitt Watson addressing Queen about Holy Bible. (Nat.sd.) SV Showing Princess Margaret, queen Mother, & Prince Charles - Duke of Cornwall in balcony. TV Knights of the Garter holding Pall of Cloth of Gold over queen for anointing. SV Little Prince Charles looking on with other Royals. LV Knights of the Garter bearing Cloth of Gold away from Queen after anointing. SBV Royals Dukes looking on. SV queen being robed in the Colobium Sindonis. CU Queen fastening belt herself. GV Archbishop brings Sword from Altar, walks towards King Edward's Chair. SV Archbishop presents Sword to Queen. CU queen sitting in St. Edward's Chair holding sword. LV Pan Queen gets up from King Edward's Chair, walks with sword to altar & gives it back to Dean. SV Maids of Honour watching. STV Archbishop putting bracelet on Queen's right wrist. CU Ditto. GV Robe Royal being put on Queen. CU Ditto. GV Dean of Westminster, Rev. A.J. Don, bringing Orb from altar & handing it to Archbishop.
    CU Archbishop giving Orb to Queen in her right hand. LV Receiving Orb back from the Queen. STV ditto, & Keeper of the Jewel House delivers ring to Archbishop, who walks towards Queen & puts ring on her finger. SV Ditto. LV Lord Woolton kneels and presents glove to Queen. CU Woolton presents glove to Queen. STV Queen receives Royal Sceptre from Archbishop. (Nat.sd.) SV queen receives Rod from Archbishop. (Nat.sd.) TV Archbishop takes crown off cushion held by Dean. SV Archbishop takes crown & places it on queen's head. SV Peers put on Coronets & shout 'God Save The Queen' SV Archbishop completes crowning, Fanfare starts. CU Queen seated wearing crown, she smiles at Archbishop.
    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:
    VLVAC27AGL2WXSQDAV07D5CCFYPWV
    Media URN:
    VLVAC27AGL2WXSQDAV07D5CCFYPWV
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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