• Short Summary

    Colour item of Shah's coronation in Iran and State Opening of Parliament in London.

  • Description

    No title. Colour item - Shah of Persia's Coronation, Teheran, Iran and State Opening of Parliament, London.

    C/U reflection of a mosque in pool of water, zoom back to L/S. Various shots mosques. Various shots bunting decorations hanging over pool. Various night shots lights decorating city streets, some are in shape of crown. L/S coronation guests outside the Golestan Palace. Various shots guests milling about in garden on red carpet. Guests walk past girls sitting on ground - beggar? L/S Palace with guests in foreground.

    L/S Buckingham Palace. Palace forecourt with guard of honour lined up. L/S Irish State coach coming towards camera and stopping. M/S Queen Elizabeth II, Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip), Prince Charles (Prince of Wales) and Princess Anne (Princess Royal) in carriage. C/U Prince Charles. C/U Princess Anne. C/U Duke of Edinburgh. C/U Queen. Panning shot Royal family in coach. Angle shot Royal Standard flying from top of palace. M/S as State Coach leaves palace, passing Queen Victoria memorial.

    Panning shot guests in gardens of Golestan Palace watching the Shah's coronation procession. Various shots Shah in coronation robes in procession. Various shots Queen Farah Dibah in procession, she wears long cloak held by female attendants. Panning shot 7 year old Prince Reza walking along in procession, he wears military uniform. The Shah and Queen get into horse drawn carriage. Carriage drives through city, passing crowds. Prince Reza follows in his own carriage.

    L/S coach carrying Imperial State crown arriving at House of Parliament. C/U ditto. L/S mounted cavalry. Zoom into and pan with State coach as it arrives. M/S guard of honour. Coach goes into Houses of Parliament.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    hd format:
    4K at Filmfinity, HD at Filmfinity
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:45:00 / 01:32:10:00

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