Royal Silver Wedding Anniversary AKA Silver… 1948

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    MS King George VI and Queen Elizabeth waving from balcony of Buckingham Palace. LS From palace roof, crowds milling around Victoria Memorial outside Buckingham Palace. CU. and MS Crowds. MS Small children and mothers in crowd lining the route. LS Towards camera, household cavalry. LS. Elevated shot of procession turning round Victoria Memorial to enter palace. Pan from palace roof. MS Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip in open carriage going away from the camera. LS High shot of procession going round the memorial. LS Royal family on the palace balcony, waving to the crowds. CU. King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Margaret, Queen Mary and the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester on balcony. LS From Palace roof, crowd surge towards Palace gates. CU. Children waving flags, sitting on parents' shoulders. CU. King and Queen entering St Paul's Cathedral. CU. Little girl swinging arms. MS Children. LS From palace roof, procession leaving, pans round Memorial. M.S. The Lord Mayor preceding the Queen, Margaret and Philip and Elizabeth up the steps of St Paul's. CU Mounted Household cavalry escort showing uniforms. LS From Palace roof, procession going up the mall. LS Procession coming towards Palace down the mall, from roof. MS Queen Mary and Earl of Athlone leaving St Paul's. MS King and Queen with Margaret in open landau outside St Paul's, waiting to leave. MS Back view of King and Queen walking down steps of St Paul's, Queen Mary in silhouette in foreground shaking hands with a bishop. LS Pan following Royal procession up Ludgate Hill and turning into St Paul's. They alight from carriage. MS Sovereigns escort on parade outside Buckingham Palace. LS Line of crowds in forecourt of Palace. LS Crowds, from Palace roof, pan to crowds in the Mall. MS High shot of King and Queen driving out of Palace gates. Pan. LS High shot of crowds surging towards Palace gates, appear to break through police cordons. LS Huge crowds around the Victoria Memorial. LS King and Queen and Princess Margaret driving out of Palace and across forecourt, and out of gates. Pan. MS Group of children. MS The Duke of Gloucester, Queen Elizabeth, King George VI, Margaret and Queen Mary on balcony. All wave to crowd. MS The Royal Family leaving the balcony. Queen Mary and the King turn to wave.
    MS King and Queen talking to bishop at entrance of St Paul's. Queen Mary and Earl of Athlone in background. MS King and Queen talking to bishop at entrance of St Paul's.
    CU State trumpeter. MS Various guests leaving St Paul's. MS Mr and Mrs Churchill walking towards camera, entering St Paul's. MS Queen Mary leaving car and walking up steps of St Paul's. CU. Queen Mary being greeted by bishop in entrance of St Paul's. Followed by Princess Royal.
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    Note: Date on original record reads: 13/9/48.

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