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    Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Swedish newsreel titles read: '30 OKTOBER 1950 - Gustaf VI Adolf - Sveriges Konung'.

    Royal Palace, Stockholm in Sweden.

    Various shots of guards in bearskins marching across courtyard; soldiers in tin hats and long coats standing to attention. L/S of Royal car arriving. M/S of Ministers entering the palace. General shots of crowd listening to speech by Lejonbacken. Shots of small crowds standing around listening to speech, coming through on car radios.

    L/S of men preparing the balcony of the Palace. Several shots of huge crowd in front of Palace, cheering. L/S as the King comes out onto balcony. L/S of crowd. L/S of King on balcony speaking to crowd. L/S crowd calling for the Crown Prince. L/S of Queen Louise and the King carrying the Crown Prince as they walk into the balcony. L/S of the King with Crown Prince Carl Gustav in his arms on balcony. The Prince waves to the crowds. King speaks and advises crowd to go home.

    Natural sound and music on soundtrack but no commentary.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:51:00 / 01:07:28:00
    UN 2301 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 2301 D
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