• Short Summary

    The Royal Family return to celebrations of the 10th Anniversary of the Coronations.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Royal Family Home - Ten Years A King."

    MS LS The Royals on the gun turret of HMS Vanguard, as she docks at Portsmouth, Hampshire after the voyage home from South Africa. The ship is brought into dock. LS Royal Marines on the deck presenting arms. LS crew line the decks of the ship. LS the Royals walk off ship to the accompaniment of pipers. LS Royals pause on the gangplank to look back at the deck as the crew cheer. LS the Royals come ashore to cheers. LS Nelson's 'HMS Victory' in the dock at Portsmouth.

    MS Queen, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret Rose on dais receive bouquets at a civic reception. LS the Royal Party chatting to ex-servicemen and walking through cheering crowds with the Mayor and Mayoress of Portsmouth.

    LS MS the Royal train arriving at Waterloo station, London. LS Clement Attlee and other members of the cabinet lined up on platform to meet them. MS King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) being greeted by the Duke of Wellington, Attlee and J Chuter Ede, Home Secretary.

    (Library footage) Shots of the Coronation of King George VI in 1937. Queen Mary and the Princesses look on in Westminster Abbey. The Royal coach carries them away. CU Royal Standard flying. MS LS of Royal Party on balcony of Buckingham Palace.

    1947 footage of crowds rushing to welcome the Royal family on their return to Buckingham Palace after the tour of South Africa. MS of King and Princess Elizabeth on balcony. Pan to MS of Queen and Princess Margaret. MS of King and Queen. They wave at the crowd.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:37:00 / 01:54:38:00

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