Item title reads - Proclamation of the new Sovereign. Picturesque Ceremonial.
St. James's Palace, London.
L/S of Guards lined up in courtyard at St. James's Palace whilst other officials stand on the battlements above, M/S of the clock which says 10 o'clock, M/S of crowds watching. M/S as buglers blow a fanfare before Garter King of Arms (in ceremonial dress) reads the proclamation. Various shots as he announces King Edward VIII's succession to the throne as cannons go off. M/S of people watching. They all take their hats off and say "God Save the King", another fanfare is blown. M/S of carriages in a procession.