• Short Summary

    King George VI casket travels through England as commoners pay their respects

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Nation Pays Homage

    ENGLAND: Various:
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    BIG BEN. Pan from Westminster Mall entrance to Big ben with hands 4.0' clock

    CENOTAPH. Funeral Procession of King George VI passes Cenotaph en route to Westminster Hall lying-in-state

    CROWN JEWELS CU shots of Imperial State Crown lying on top coffin of King George VI.. suitable for enlargement

    EDINBURGH DUKE of. Walks with Duke of Gloucester in funeral procession to Wolferton Stn of King George VI..Queen, queen Mother and Princess Margaret follow in car..Shots Royal group at King's Cross Stn. Women leave for Palace.. Dukes again walk in procession to Westminster Hall, joined as they follow coffin into Hall by women plus Queen Mary.

    ELIZABETH II QUEEN OF ENGLAND. Follows funeral procession of King George VI to Wolferton Stn in car with Queen Mother and Princess Margaret.. Dukes Edinburgh and Gloucester walk behind coffin..Shots at King's Cross Stn..Women leave for Palace by car.. procession moves onto Westminster Hall where they again join Dukes Edinburgh & Gloucester accompanied by Queen Mary to see Lying-in-State

    ELIZABETH QUEEN..Now the QUEEN MOTHER With Queen, Princess Margaret in car following funeral procession King George VI to Wolferton Stn..shots at King X Stn..drive to Palace enter Westminster hall for Lying-in-State with Queen Mary also

    FUNERALS Funeral procession of King George VI as his coffin leaves Sandringham to King's Cross thence the Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall..Followed on foot by Duke of Edinburgh and Gloucester..Queen, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret follow in car..Queen Mary joins the Royal Family at Westminster..Still shots in Westminster Hall

    GEORGE VI KING OF ENGLAND. Still of coffine lying -in-state in St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham..borne on gun carriage to Wolferton Stn. followed by walking Dukes of Edinburgh and Gloucester. Queen, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret in car..travels to King's X Stan.. taken from train and borne to Westminster Hall. Queen Mary joins family mourners as coffin is borne in.. various still shots of Lying-in- State watched over by Members of His bodyguard and Gentlemen at Arms

    GEORGE VI KING OF ENGLAND. Still lying in St Mary Magdalene Church at Sandringham. Procession to Wolferton Stn followed by walking retinue w Dukes Edinburgh and Gloucester,, Queen, Queen Mother& Princess Margaret follow in closed car,, Guardsmen carry into train.. crowds watch CU's etc.. train arrives at King's X taken from train with crown on top.. CU's etc.. Shots Royalty.. On gun-carriage to Westminster Hall for lying-in-state..pass Trafalgar Squr, Cenothap etc.. Queen Mary joins the Royal group.. Coffin enters and pan up to Big Ben at 4 o'clock..followed by 4 women mourners. Still shots of lying-in-state

    GLOUCESTER DUKE of. Walks with Duke of Edinburgh in funeral procession of King George VI.. from St Mary Magdalene Church to Wolferton Stn..and from King's Cross to Westminster Hall. Queen, Queen Mother, Princess Margaret follow in car. From King's X they go the Palace and w Queen Mary enter Westminster Hall

    GRENADIER GUARDS.. 8 Grenadier Guardsmen bear the coffin of King George VI from gun-carriage to train at Wolferton Stn..then take it from train with crown on top onto carriage to Lying-In-State..Procession thro' Trafalgar, Cenotaph to Westminster where Queen Mary joins the Queen, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret

    GRENADIER GUARDS.. Excellent shots of presents arms by Grenadier Guards as funeral procession passes thro' Parl Sqr..

    GUARD OF HONOUR. Excellent shot Grenadier Guards as they Presents Arms during passing of King George VI funeral cortege thro' Parliament Square

    GUN-CARRIAGE Gun-carriage with coffin bearing King George VI upon it leaves Sandringham Church for Wolferton Station then to King's Cross to Westminster Hall for the Lying-in-State

    KINGS CROSS.(RAILWAY STATION) Coffin of King George VI borne by Guardsmen from train at King's Cross..taken with crown on top gun-carriage thence onto Lying-in-State at Westminster Hall.. shots of Queen, Queen Mother, Princess Margaret in weeds.. Dukes of Edinburgh and Gloucester

    MARGARET PRINCESS ROSE With Queen and Queen Mother in car followss funeral train of King George VI to Wolferton Stn..Shots at King's Cross Stn. They drive to Palace as procession moves with Duke s Edinburgh and Gloucester walking on foot to Westminster Hall, where they join again with Queen Mary and enter to see Lying-in-State

    QUEEN MARY.. With Queen, Queen Mother, and Princess Margaret as they enter Westminster Hall to see the Lying in State of King George VI

    RAILWAYS. Gun-carriage bearing coffin of King George VI enters Wolferton Station at Sandringham.. it is borne into coach and pulls out to King's Cross. taken from coach again with crown on top..Queen, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret in weeds.. also Dukes Edinburgh and Gloucester

    SANDRINGHAM CASTLE. Cortege in Church above as King George VI is watched over by villagers. Still shots.. Procession leaves for Wolferton Stn with Dukes of Edinburgh and Gloucester and Queen, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret following in car.. crowds watch

    TRAFALGAR SQUARE. Shots Nelson Column as Funeral Procession of King George VI passes thro' en route to Westminster Hall lying-in-state

    WESTMINSTER HALL. Funeral Procession of King George VI ends at Hall. Guards bear coffin inside.. followed by Dukes of Edinburgh and Gloucester and Queen, Queen Mother, Princess Margaret and Queen Mary to see the Lying-in-State of the King.. Still shots of the bier in the Hall from various angles

    WESTMINSTER HALL. Good pan from the entrance as coffn enters to Big Ben at 4 o'clock

    George VI of Great Britain; Royalty

    Royal Horse Artillery, coffin, Duke of Gloucester, Duke of Edinburgh, People's Tribute, escort, tribute, respect, funeral, procession, Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, Wolverton, King Cross Station, gun carriage, Buckingham Palace, St. George's Castle, Trafalgar Square, pallbearers, Prince Henry, Queen Elizabeth II
    Background: King George VI casket travels through England as commoners pay their respects

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6H9W46XW60UDKW85GD5R1UPZ9
    Media URN:
    VLVA6H9W46XW60UDKW85GD5R1UPZ9
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1952
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:55:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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