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    Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth.

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    Coronation of King George VI (former Prince Albert, Duke of York) and Queen Elizabeth (former Duchess of York, later Queen Mother).

    Coronation procession moving slowly after the Crowning Ceremony, through the crowded streets from the Westminster Abbey towards Buckingham Palace. Huge crowds are seen on streets of London. Procession passing through the Regent street and goes to Oxford street. Canadian Mounties are seen marching. Several shots of the King's Guards and Colonial Troops marching. Royal Carriage slowly moving through the street. Troops marching under Marble Arch reaching the Hyde Park. RAF (Royal Air Force) Troops marching under the arch, Canadian Mounties follow. A coach going through the gates of Hyde Park. Royal carriage slowly moving through the Hyde park.

    Various shots of the long procession of various Imperial Troops marching through the Hyde Park. Huge crowds cheering loudly. Coach with Mr Stanley Baldwin in Court Dress in - he waves. Another coach with Princess Marina Duchess of Kent, gazing through the window, waving to crowds. More shots of the troops and bands marching through the Hyde Park. Band of Bugles of the Rifle Brigade sounds pretty cheerful. Colonial contingent marching past camera. Pipe Band of the King's own Scottish Borderers, Yeomen of the Guard, King's Barge Master and Waterman, King's Indian Escort, Pipes and Band of the Highland Light Infantry, Territorial Army, Royal Navy, Canadian Mounties...

    Close up shots of the King and Queen in their carriage. Royal Dukes follow on horseback. More shots of the crowds and procession. Royal Duchesses are riding in their coach.

    Picture disappears at (01:07:51) - sound continues for several more seconds before the end of the reel.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:08:00:00
    Coronation Special 1937 - Reel 6

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