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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary attend ceremony at Wembley Stadium.

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    Wembley, London.

    M/S of the pitch of the stadium, in the foreground several men on horseback play a fanfare, they all wear elaborately embroidered tunics. L/S of the Royal Box, overlooking the pitch, Queen Mary, King George V and the Princes are taking their seats, shaking hands with a line of dignitaries as they do so.

    Various L/S of the pitch, an enormous military band is marching past the packed terraces. L/S of the pitch, the military band plays in front of the Royal Box as a procession of nurses march past.

    High angled shot of a man conducting from a small platform on the pitch, a military officer in a plumed hat stands behind him. C/U of the backs of the heads of a group of choristers in white robes. L/S of a choir singing from a section of the spectator terraces.

    L/S of the King and Queen watching the celebrations from two thrones in the Royal Box. Various L/Ss of a battalion of soldiers in busbies marching in formation around the pitch. L/S of the King and Queen standing up from their thrones to shake hands with a line of dignitaries. L/S of the King and Queen climbing into horse drawn carriage.

    High angled L/S of a procession of people in white robes - the choristers? - coming across the pitch. M/S of four men in white robes walking across the pitch, one man wears a dark cloak held by two page boys, they walk up some steps. Panning L/S of the packed terraces, in front of which is a large, roofed terrace.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:09:00 / 01:29:34:00
    G 1142

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