Coronation Day 1936

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    Full title reads: "Coronation day. Proclamation at St James' Palace".

    St James' Palace, London.

    L/S of balcony of Friary Court. Garter King of Arms and other dignitaries walk onto balcony. In courtyard stand regiment of Royal Coldstream Guards. Spacing from 01:43:2 to 01:43:36. C/U of buglers playing fanfare on balcony. Pan along row of men in ceremonial robes, some carrying maces to Sir Gerald Wollaston. Sir Gerald reads from a large scroll - he announces the forthcoming Coronation of King Edward VIII (aka Prince of Wales, Duke of Windsor. Item is mute from 01:44:06 to 01:44:14. Brief L/S of people standing on other part of balcony, could be Royal Family. Spacing from 01:44:19 - 01:44:33. Panning shot crowd and Guardsmen listening to proclamation from pavement. Spacing from 01:44:59 to 01:45:05. Pan from Sir Wollaston to buglers playing fanfare. Mute from 01:45:16 to 01:45:19 (end of item).

    Note: looks like item has been reedited at some point, large chunks of sound track and neg. are missing.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    12892
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    877.31
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:16:00 / 01:45:19:00
    Canister:
    36/44
    Sort Number:
    36/044
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