• Short Summary

    Crowds listen as the proclamation of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation is made.

  • Description

    Royal Exchange and St. James' Palace, London.

    GV. Procession passing through City of London towards Royal Exchange. (first 7 for super title) SV. Household Cavalry on way to Royal Exchange. SV. Children in crowd. STV. Pikemen arriving at Royal Exchange. STV. People watching from office roofs. GV. Crowd before Royal Exchange. LV. Various dignitaries on steps of Royal Exchange including Lord Mayor, Sir Leslie Boyce. Proclamation being read from steps of Exchange. SV. Proclamation being read by Sir Arthur Cochrane, Claranceux King of Arms. SV. Pikemen lining route in front of crowd. LV. Proclamation being read. GV. Crowd. SV. Proclamation finishing.

    GBV. Guards marching to St. James Palace. Palace in background. SV. children and policeman watching. LV. Garter King at Arms, Sir George Bellew, reading out proclamation "And we do hereby signify and declare that it is our royal will and pleasure that such part only of the solemnity and ceremony of our royal coronation as is usually upon the coronation of the Kings and Queens of this realm solemnised in Westminster Abbey shall take place." Shots around the Palace - call of 'God Save The Queen'. LV. St. James - for fanfare trumpets.

    (Orig.Neg. & Orig.Rota Lav.) (Orig."E")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    12.25
    Media URN:
    26961
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:48:00 / 01:29:05:00
    Canister:
    52/48

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