• Short Summary

    King Edward VIII opens Parliament, he rides in a closed car because of the bad weather.

  • Description

    Item title reads - His Majesty opens Parliament.

    Various shots of crowds in the rain, men from the Yeoman of the Guard file in to search vaults in House of Lords. The royal car carrying King Edward VIII (later Duke of Windsor) drives through, he has chosen a closed car because of the bad weather. He is wearing Admiral's uniform and waves at the crowds. M/S as his car enters the Palace of Westminster.

    M/S as he drives out again afterwards, crowds are still gathered to see him. M/S as his car enters the gates of Buckingham Palace.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    895.22
    Media URN:
    13182
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/11/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:44:00 / 01:36:54:00
    Canister:
    36/89

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