The date of King Edward VIII's coronation is proclaimed from the balcony at St James' Palace and Mansion House in the City on the 29th May 1936.
General view of guards in courtyard and herald on balcony of St James' Palace / King of Arms reading proclamation as Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) next to him SOT
- The almighty God, to celebrate the solemnity of our Royal Coronation at Westminster upon Wednesday. the 12th day of May next.
High angle view of King's Life Guards leaving St James's Palace / General view of coaches passing Admiralty Arch / General view of Mansion House building / General view of procession arriving at Mansion House / Union (Jack) flag flying from the top of Mansion House / General view and close shot of heralds blowing fanfare on trumpets SOT / Herald reading proclamation to gathered crowd SOT
- By the King, a Proclamation incurring his Majesties pleasure to attend his royal Coronation and the solemnity thereon and do hereby give notice of and publish the same accordingly. God Save The King.
Fanfare of trumpets heard over end of proclamation, crowd and officials cheering 'Hip Hip Hooray' SOT
Background: The date of King Edward VIII's coronation is proclaimed from the balcony at St James' Palace and Mansion House in the City on the 29th May 1936.
Royalty; Ceremonies - Royal; Great Britain