• Short Summary

    King, Queen and Princesses attend Thanksgiving service at St. Paul's Cathedral, London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "KING AND QUEEN LEAD NATION'S THANKSGIVING".

    London.

    King George VI receiving the City Sword from the Lord Mayor of London while seated in the state landau. Close shot of King, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret in the state landau.

    Various shots of the royal family riding through the crowded streets and arriving at St Paul's Cathedral, London for the Thanksgiving Service.

    Good elevated panning shot of St. Paul's. Horn-type loudspeakers in streets broadcast the service. Crowds listening.

    Various shots of the Royal family leaving St. Paul's after the service. Close up shot of King George II of Greece and King Peter II of Yugoslavia. Close up shot of Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin, former Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Prime Minister Clement Attlee. Royal carriage leaving, crowd cheering.

    (Comb. Print)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1163.19
    Media URN:
    40209
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/08/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:49:00 / 01:38:27:00
    Canister:
    45/68

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