• Short Summary

    Remembrance Day ceremonies are led by the King in Whitehall.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A Page of History"

    Whitehall, London. The London Remembrance Day. King and Princesses at the Cenotaph.

    Main title fades out over elevated shot of the scene. at the Cenotaph.

    MS King George VI, in naval uniform, and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) in ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) uniform, standing in front of the Cenotaph.

    LS Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Princess Margaret, Duchess of Kent, Duchess of Gloucester and Queen Mary on the Home office balcony overlooking the Cenotaph.

    MS the King laying a wreath on the cenotaph and saluting. (Clement Attlee, Anthony Eden and Herbert Morrison are in the background with other politicians).

    LS elevated shot of the scene at the cenotaph, looking south with dignitaries laying wreaths.

    MS the King, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and others standing to attention as a hymn is played.

    MS Cut in of Prince Philip singing. An army officer stands behind him.

    MS Pan from Philip past the cenotaph to ranks of troops and crowds beyond.

    MS the King salutes, followed by Elizabeth, Philip and service representatives, who also salute, and walks away towards the Home office.

    LS General view of the dense crowd. LS Elevated and ground shots of the ex servicemen marching past the cenotaph, followed by the large crowd.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:22:00 / 01:11:30:00

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