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    The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey, London.

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    The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II at Westminster Abbey, London.

    CU. Queen sitting in King Edward's Chair holding sword LV. Pan, Queen carrying sword to altar and hands it to Dean Westminster. LV. Archbishop takes armills from Dean of Westminster places them on wrists of Queen. SCU. Archbishop placing armills on Queen's wrists and steps back.

    SV. Queen being invested with Robe Royal.& SCU. LV. Archbishop walks forward with orb, places it in Queen's hand. SCU. Archbishop places orb in Queen's hand and retires. SV. Archbishop presents Queen with sceptre and steps back, takes rod with dove from Dean of Westminster, puts it in Queen's hand, steps back.

    LV. Top view, Archbishop takes the crown of England from the Dean. walks up to Queen, raises it high above her head, and puts it on her head. LV. Queen, escorted by clergy, walking to throne. LV. Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) walks forward before throne gives coronet to page. walks up steps, kneels before Queen. SV. Duke paying homage. He rises kisses Queen on left cheek. retires backwards.

    SV. Queen seated on throne, LV. Queen walking away from throne for recess. LV. Queen passing maids of Honour. SV. Queen Mother and Princess Margaret. LV. Queen passing High Altar. GV. Queen's procession walking towards West Door. SV. Pan, Queen leaving Chapel. LV. Back view, Queen in procession walking through theatre. LV. Queen walking down nave after leaving choir. GV. Queen walking towards West Door. SV. Queen walking towards West Door to a rousing chorus of the national anthem ('God Save the Queen').

    Long Procession from Westminster Abbey back to Buckingham Palace. A.S. Westminster Abbey. Procession marching past Abbey. LV. Scottish Bandsmen. LV. Crowd in Stand. SV. Pan Queen Tonga waving from carriage. SV. Crowd. LV. Coach drawing away from annexe. GV. Troops filing Whitehall marines leaving SV. Marines. GV. Procession crossing Trafalgar Square.

    LV. Towards - State Coach nearing end of Whitehall. SV. Crowd. SV. Pan State Coach crossing Trafalgar Square. GV. Troops marching through gates at Marble Arch. LV. Colonial Troops. & SV. SV. Mounted Indian Lancers. SV. Pakistan Colour Party. SV. Malayan contingent. LV. Fijians followed by Australians. LV. Mounties. & SCU. SV. Field Marshall Montgomery and others riding in procession.

    SV. Crowd. SCU. Sir Winston and Lady Churchill in carriage. SV. Queen Mother's carriage. CU. Queen Mother looking from carriage. LV. State coach down east carriageway. CU. Pan Queen in Coach. GV. Coach through Marble Arch. SV. Crowd. GV. Coach approaching entrance to Mall. SV. Pan State Coach. GV. Coach and Procession down Mall. GV. Coach rounding Wedding Cake. (Q.V.M.) SV. Pan Coach rounding Wedding Cake.

    GV. Coach about to enter Palace Gates. CU. Pan Coach crossing Courtyard GV. Crowd rushing towards Palace railings. GV. Crowd rushing towards Palace railings. GV. Crowds rushing down from Mall to Memorial and Palace. GV. Huge Crowd in front of Palace. SV. Queen comes on balcony with Prince Charles (Prince of Wales) Princess Anne (Princess Royal) followed by Maids of Honour. Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). GV. Crowd. SV. Royal party including Queen Mother on balcony.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:09:22:00

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