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    Full titles read: "State opening of Parliament - The King... unaccompanied by The Queen, owing to her indisposition, ...drives in State to open Parliament, with the traditional ceremony handed down through generations of British History".

    London.

    M/S of King George V's carriage being accompanied down the Mall from Buckingham Palace by numerous guards on horseback and foot and a troop of Beefeaters. L/S of the parade en route to the Houses of Parliament as crowds lining the street wave to the King. M/Ss of the King and male companion in the carriage; it is quite dark, but we can make out the outline of his face.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33686
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    716.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:44:00 / 01:10:18:00
    Canister:
    G 1475
    Sort Number:
    G 1475
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    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
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    PM 716
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event took place on 7 February 1928.

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