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    Montage of coronation events, good shots of King George VI and family + Stanley Baldwin.

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    Locations of events unknown, some shots are in London.

    Montage of shots probably originally part of story about Coronation of King George VI (Prince Albert, Duke of York).

    M/S of Royal Family dressed in coronation crowns and robes; King George stands with his wife, Queen Elizabeth (formerly Duchess of York, later Queen Mother), his daughters; Princess Margaret and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and his mother; Queen Mary (wife of late King George V). Prince Henry (Duke of Gloucester) stands on King's right, Prince George (Duke of Kent) stands to the left. Princess Mary, the Duchess of Kent (Princess Marina of Greece) and Duchess of Gloucester are also in attendance. Various M/Ss of new King and Queen sitting on thrones, holding sceptres and orb.

    Various shots of fleet of Royal Navy ships at sea. C/U of King George VI in naval uniform. C/U of Queen Elizabeth. M/S of Princess Elizabeth leaning on ships railings, a man in naval uniform talks to her (looks like Louis Mountbatten). More shots ships. M/S of sailors on bow of ship giving three cheers. Various shots of Royal Air Force (RAF) aeroplanes flying over fleet.

    M/S of Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, leaving number 10 Downing St. We see him getting into a car. M/S of Mr. Baldwin sitting at a desk, reading a letter.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:53:00 / 01:15:29:00

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