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  • Short Summary

    King George V opens 3rd Parliament of reign, 1919.

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    King and Queen open third parliament in their reign. London.

    King George V & Queen Mary open Parliament-- the 3rd of their reign. Opens with cool shot; looking though arch of coaches and guards on horseback riding away from camera; distance is all foggy and dreamlike. . Procession approaching. Guards in top hats ride 2 in front; then on 3 of the 6 horses pulling royals. Open coach passes to right; with King & Queen.

    More guards riding behind. Procession coming down long straight stretch; spectators crowded on sides. Continues; with shots of procession at different places along route. Following coaches carry their children and other royalty The procession ends; crowd starts to spill into street. Soon people of all sorts are crossing in all directions. someone in mid-crowd carries ladder CU Man walks past to rt. - against grey BG. Then CU ancient elderly man with strange funny beard speaks to camera; a young girl

    Royalty; ceremonies; tradition; England

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:44:00 / 01:33:24:00
    ON 118 B

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