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    Wellington, New Zealand: GTV Wellington. SV Pan Queen and Duke up steps of Parliament building, Queen wearing her Coronation gown. SV Int. Royals walk to chairs on dais, Queen asks them to be seated, they sit. SCU Royals seated. SV Prime Minister Holland walks towards Queen & gives her speech copy, she speaks:(Nat.sd.)-Dubbing shot SV People listen./LV Queen & Duke rise & bow their heads. GTV Ext. Royal procession thru mass crowd. TV Int. Queen conferring Knighthood on Sir Harold Barrowolough - he receives the accolade & decoration. TV Sir Bruce Levy receives accolade from Queen.



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    LV Queen Elizabeth I speaks:-"Honourable members of the House of Representatives. It is with a feeling of real satisfaction that I speak to you, the elected representatives of the people of New Zealand as your Queen, and that I exercise my prerogative of opening the 4th Session of the 30th Parliament. I pray that they blessing of Almighty God will rest upon your counsels."



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    GTV Pan Wellington and harbour. GTV Pan Harbour. SV Queen in Coronation gown with Duke poses on top of steps of Parliament building. CU Ditto, Duke salutes. CU Queen & Duke pose, & they turn to walk into building.



    Royalty; Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain (b. 1926, reigned 1952- ), Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten) (b. 1921), Ceremonies - Political; Ceremonies - Decorations; British Empire; Ceremonies - Ancient; Self-Reference




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    TURNER, & N.Z.F.U.
    Wellington

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4AKJG1AVE5SVHA8UIUIQSLBXY
    Media URN:
    VLVA4AKJG1AVE5SVHA8UIUIQSLBXY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1954
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    MXF
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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