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    Good scenes from the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

    ENGLAND: THE CORONATION. Historic film of most?

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    Historic film of most wonderful Royal day in living memory. Through cheering multitudes Her Majesty drives to Westminster Abbey. Paramount records scenes in historic Abbey. Religious and Royal pageantry make Crowning ceremony most memorable

    Windsor Castle, England: GOOD SCENES. ROLL 31. (A. W. FARMER) NIGHT SHOTS: LV Windsor Castle floodlit. GV Ditto. SV Part of Castle floodlit, traffic past. SV Castle floodlit. GV Castle, flag flying. Sv Castle & statue floodlit. LV Ditto. LV Part of Castle as seen thru railings. SV A Tower of Castle floodlit. GV Whole of Castle floodlit.

    Whitehall, London, England: Side V Mixed African Troops down Whitehall. CU State Coach towards Whitehall, carrying Queen & Duke. GV Golden State Coach down Whitehall into Trafalgar Square.

    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 20. (C. HEATH) (NEAR CENOTAPH)

    LV Crowd in stands (partly covered) LV Crowd in open stand waving. SV Ditto, some wearing macs & hoods. SV People in open stand waving LV Ditto. LV Procession along Whitehall & passing Cenotaph., crowd watching. LV Procession including the Yeomen of the Guard and the Whitehall, London, England: Queen's Bargemaster & Watermen passing Cenotaph. SCU Troops marching past. SCU Troops marching past. SV State coach just after passing Cenotaph. SCU Ditto. SCU Pan State coach carrying Queen & Duke of Edinburgh. ..ORIG.NEG.(HEATH)

    Trafalgar Square, England: GV Procession down Whitehall, headed by Scottish with bagpipes. SV Marine band past into Trafalgar Square. LV Naval contingent down Whitehall in procession. LV Scottish with bagpipes in procession. SV Marine(?) band towards & pasty. SCU Carriage containing Duchess of Kent & her family. SV People waving from building. SCU Queen Mother & Princess Margaret past in Glass coach. SV Pan State coach thru Square from Whitehall.

    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 31. FARMER. (NIGHT SHOTS) SV Fountains in Trafalgar Square playing in lights. SCU Ditto. SV The Canadian Pacific building floodlit.

    Trafalgar Sq., London, England: SV Pan State coach carrying Queen & duke, past King Charles Statue, showing them waving. GTV Ditto, towards Northumberland Avenue.

    GTV Parade enters Trafalgar Square. GV Military Band down Whitehall to Trafalgar Square. SV Colonial troops. SV Mixed African troops. SV New Zealand forces. SV Canadian Mounties. GV Naval continent towards. GV Golden coach down Whitehall into Trafalgar Square. CU Pan Ditto. CU Duke of Gloucester & Earl Mountbatten on horseback, following Coach. CU pan Coach carrying Queen & Duke thru Square.

    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 5. (A.W.FARMER) (KING CHARLES STATUE)

    SV Guards marching from Admiralty Arch. LV The Sovereign's Escort with the State Coach passing under Arch in the b-g. SV State coach nearer to camera (after a jump where frames have been cut out) pan up to camera.

    ROLL 6. MR. BENSON. (SOUTH AFRICA HOUSE)

    GTV State coach bearing Queen & Duke, pan as it goes thru Trafalgar Square on its way to Northumberland Avenue.

    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 21. (A.W.FARMER) (TRAFALGAR SQ)

    SV Troops marching past in procession, Fijian Military FORCES(?) SCU Air Force men marching past (from Australia?) SCU Naval(?) Officers & men marching past, followed by others. SCU Colonial Troops marching past in the procession. SV Pan Royal Canadian Mounties riding in procession. GV Procession wending its way down Whitehall to Trafalgar Square. SV Pan Military band in procession.

    Regent St, London, England: Shot People looking out of windows along Regent Street. SCU Golden coach, carrying Queen & Duke turns into Regent Street. TV Crowd.

    ENGLAND: THE CORONATION. Historic film of most wonderful Royal Day in living memory. Through cheering multitudes Her Majesty drives to Westminster Abbey. Paramount records scenes in historic Abbey. Religious and Royal Pageantry make Crowning ceremony most memorable of all Coronations. Crowned Queen, Her Majesty emerges from Abbey and drives back to Palace by longer route. acclaimed by millions of loyal subjects. Climax of great say is unforgettable scenes outside Buckingham Palace. Parliament SQ, Westminster, England GOOD SCENES. ROLL 18. (R. CATHLES) (PARLIAMENT SQ. S.W. CORNER) SV State coach towards with the Queen & Duke of Edinburgh as it leaves Abbey. LV Crowd waving from stand. SCU Pan State coach passing camera.

    ORIG. NEG. (CATHLES)

    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 19. (L.W. DUDLEY) (N.E. CORNER)

    SV Car containing visitors driving away. LTV Crowd & troops lining route. SV Car containing Arab types driving away. SCU Pan H.H. The Sultan of Lahij & Sultan of Selangor accompanied by H.H. The Tengku Ampuan past in carriage...SV Midshipmen standing in front of the crowd on pavement. LV Large Daimler car driving thru street past crowd. SV Car driving past down street containing Arab types. SCU Midshipmen standing in front of crowd. SV Pan H.H. The Sultan of Brunei, H.H. The Sultan of Johore accompanied by H.H. The Sultana, past in carriage. LV People standing under awning on pavement, and in stand, Midshipmen in f-g. GV People in stand & part of Big Ben in picture. (10.10a.m.) also crowd on the pavement with Midshipmen in front of them. GV Household Cavalry riding past crowd. STV Troops marching along road past crowd & stands. SCU H.H. The Queen of Tonga, driving past in carriage waving, accompanied by H.H. The Sultana of Kelantan. LV Pan Glass coach carrying Queen Mother & Princess Margaret past crowd. GV Looking down Whitehall at procession.

    The Mall, England: SV Royal Coach carrying Queen & Duke entering Mall. LBV Ditto, along Mall. Angle VvDecorated Arch across Mall. GTV State coach down Mall. TV Ditto towards Admiralty Arch. GV Admiralty Arch.

    GBV State coach towards Palace down Mall. FV V Ditto, coach turns. GV Crowd waving.

    GOOD SCENES.

    ROLL 3. (P.M.BUIS) (THE MALL)

    SV CROWD in stand at corner of Mall facing N.P. SCU Crowd in stand. LBV Crowd in stand in 'topers' others with scarves & macs on. GTV Crowd sitting in stands. (BV) Pan to Guards marching past. LV Guards turning into Mall. Palace in b-g.

    ORIG.NEG. (BUIS)

    ROLL 4. C. MARTIN. (ADMIRALTY ARCH)

    GTV Guards marching up the Mall towards Admiralty Arch, with procession the full length of the Mall. GTV State coach on its way from B.P. up the Mall, towards Arch, preceded by Sovereign's escort. LTV State coach approaching Admiralty Arch, as it comes up the Mall. STV State coach nearing Admiralty Arch.

    ORIG.NEG.(MARTIN)

    GOOD SCENES. ROLL 31. (FARMER) NIGHT SHOTS:

    LV Traffic passing thru Admiralty Arch at night. GV Looking up the Mall at night showing the arches & crowns etc., ..ORIG.NEG.(FARMER)

    ENGLAND: THE CORONATION. Historic film of most wonderful Royal Day in living memory. Through cheering multitudes Her Majesty drives to Westminster Abbey. Paramount records scenes in historic Abbey. Religious and Royal Pageantry make Crowning ceremony most memorable of all Coronations. Crowned Queen, Her Majesty emerges from Abbey and derives back to Palace by longer route, acclaimed by millions of loyal subjects. Climax to great day is unforgettable scenes outside Buckingham Palace. Westminster, Abbey, London, England TV Westminster Abbey pan down to Guest's cars arriving at annexe. GV Cars entrance at annexe. GV Naval personnel lining route., crowds behind them. BV Marines line route. SV Pan to BV Queen Salote of Tonga & the Sultan of Kelantan in open carriage, Queen Tonga waving to crowd. SCU Sailor & airman in crowd photographing. SV Coach carrying Sir Winston & Lady Churchill - Lady Churchill waving to crowd. GV Crowds in stand waving.
    SV Churchills out of coach - Sir Winston turns & doffs hat before entering Abbey. SV Pan Golden Coach carrying Queen & Duke approaching Abbey., Queen & Duke waving. GTV Ditto. STV Ditto. SV Ditto. TV Crowd watch thru periscopes. BV queen & Duke enter annexe Maids holding train, followed by Duke of Norfolk. GV Abbey - Standard flying at masthead.
    Background: Good scenes from the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

    ENGLAND: THE CORONATION. Historic film of most wonderful Royal Day in living memory. Through cheering multitudes Her majesty drives to Westminster Abbey. Paramount records scenes in historic Abbey. Religious & Royal Pageantry make Crowning ceremony most memorable of all Coronations. Crowned Queen, Her Majesty emerges from Abbey & drives back to Palace by longer route acclaimed by millions of loyal subjects. Climax of great day is unforgettable scenes outside Buckingham Palace.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAAJMKF844Q2UP2RMFR77LGJ2HS
    Media URN:
    VLVAAJMKF844Q2UP2RMFR77LGJ2HS
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1953
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A
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