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  • Short Summary

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth attend Maundy Service at Westminster Abbey.

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    Unissued / unused material.

    King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) attend Maundy Service, Westminster Abbey, London.

    Crowds and police lining pavement. The Royal car pulls up. MS King and Queen alighting. LS of the Abbey. LS King and Queen leaving. King and Queen seen with the Dean. The King and Queen, holding posies, posing with the Dean and four children, nominated to attend for various churches in the County. The King and Queen and church officials move off.

    CU Mrs. Caroline Daniels - 90-year-old recipient of Maundy money - with Mrs. Anne Watson, also a recipient. They show the coins to US sailors. CUs sailor's hand picking coins out of bag and examining them. CU of old lady recipient.

    MS Royal car driving up, King and Queen alight. MS King and Queen walk up to Abbey and are greeted by the Dean and other clerics. CU they enter Abbey. MS the Dean leading way out of Abbey after service. MS King and Queen leaving. King and Queen posing on steps with children. MS King and Queen chatting to children. MS King and Queen with clerics. MS Queen, escorted by the Dean leaving Deans yard. CU clerics shaking hands with Queen. MS he King and the Dean. CU Queen shaking hands with Clerics. MS King and Queen entering car.

    CU Yeomen of the Guard walking towards camera, watched by group of curious boys. Various shots two old ladies - recipients of Maundy money, posing with American sailors (5 shots).

    Date on old record is 11/04/1950.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:41:00 / 01:20:11:00
    UN 2245 B

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