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  • Short Summary

    American newsreel item about the build up to the coronation of George VI.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown. 1937?

    Title reads: "US Joins Coronation Parade!"

    CU of mock up invitation to Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother). CU various Coronation brochures. Various shop windows (presumably in US) advertising British goods and their connection to the Coronation.

    CU World map to show location of Coronation in London. The United States of America is also highlighted. Various parts of the British Empire highlighted on map. Animated lines come from all point to London, then a line comes from New York.

    Aerial view of liner ships in New York harbour. People and luggage are loaded onto ships. Lots of shots of suitcases are piled up. Liners leave to cross the Atlantic.

    CU of man speaking. CU of American army officer.

    Shots of British Army horse being trained to cope with noise. Shots of previous Coronation parade (presumably George V). Quick shots of Queen Victoria. Quick shot of King Edward VII. CU of King George V. CU of Prince Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor). MS Of King George VI in uniform. CU of Royal Crown. MS Of King George VI in uniform.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1930 - 1939
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:51:00 / 01:48:47:00
    UN 55 J

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