• Short Summary

    Crowds in London watching wedding procession of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Wedding of Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) to Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip), London.

    L/S large crowds of Trafalgar Square, good view of Nelson's Column. Various shots Royal Procession leaving Buckingham Palace, passing Victoria Memorial and going down the Mall. Various shots crowds outside Westminster Palace, pan up to Big Ben clock at 4:12. Dusk shots crowds being herded by police, some on horseback, at Whitehall. C/U Royal Standard waving in breeze. Shots huge crowd outside Buckingham Palace. Various shots people's faces pressed against Palace railings, we see them mouth "We want Philip". Shots of rear courtyard of Palace with Household Cavalry on sentry duty. Top shots people crowds moving away from Palace at end of wedding at dusk. L/S crowded Trafalgar Square. Shots crowd of in Mall taken from top of Admiralty Arch. General shots crowds. Police holding back crowds. Various shots people watching wedding procession using mirrors and periscopes.

    Sound starts at 01:04:49 and is intermittent throughout rest of item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2244.02
    Media URN:
    64938
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:06:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:02:00 / 01:10:42:00
    Canister:
    UN 2046 C

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