• Short Summary

    Queen Elizabeth II attends 900th anniversary of Westminster Abbey. Many royals attend.

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    Full title reads: "Westminster Abbey. 'One People'."

    Westminster Abbey, London. Queen Elizabeth II attends 900th anniversary of Abbey.

    GV Westminster Abbey. AS Two Towers of the Abbey. Front view of the Abbey.

    GV Int, the Whole of the Congregation standing. VS Pan Dr A M Ramsey, the Archbishop of Canterbury heading the procession down the centre Aisle. SV Members of the Royal family walking down centre aisle. CU Ditto. Princess Alexandra and her husband Angus Ogilvy leading, followed by the Princess Marina and the Duke of Kent, followed by the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester. Followed by Princess Margaret and the Earl of Snowdon. CU Pan Princess Margaret and Earl of Snowdon. SV The Queen standing with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and the Dean of Westminster. Behind them Princess Anne and Prince Charles at the West door. LV Procession of Choristers headed by the Cross of Westminster. LV The Queen and Prince Philip walking down centre aisle in procession. LV Procession of large banners down centre aisle. CU The tomb of Edward the Confessor. SV Peter Savidge presenting a bouquet of red roses to the Queen. The Queen places the bouquet of red roses on table. SV The Queen walks forward and picks up pen to sign the Pilgrims Book. She starts to sign her name. SV The Coronation Chair.

    VS of Coronation of Elizabeth II. (Library shots)

    GV Pan down from the roof to procession of Clergy. GV. As the Royal Procession walk towards the West door. Side view Members of public and others watching. GV Procession. GV Ext, Westminster Abbey. AS Banners outside Abbey. SV Various Commonwealth representatives leaving the Abbey. GV Int, Visitors about to sign the Pilgrims Book. CU The Pilgrims Book being opened revealing the signatures of Elizabeth, Philip, Charles and Anne. GV Queue of people waiting to sign the Pilgrims, they come from around the world. AS The Front of Westminster Abbey illuminated. GV Westminster Abbey.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:30:00 / 01:54:22:00

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