• Short Summary

    Dignitaries gather for the opening of the Parliament - King leaves the palace in coach.

  • Description

    London.

    MS. Various shots of parts of the structure of the Houses of Parliament. MS. Big Ben seen over railings. MS. Shot of Big Ben seen behind a corner of the roof of the Houses of Parliament. MS. Another shot of Big Ben. MS. GV. Cars arriving outside the House. MS. Peeresses outside the House of Lords. MS. Judges and peers outside House of Lords. MS. Peers and peeresses outside. SCU. One of the Gentlemen at Arms outside. MS. Man in morning suit. MS. Peer and Peeress arriving. MS. Another man arriving. MS. Beefeaters. MS. Beefeaters marching into House to search it - two shots. MS. Chief Beefeater inspecting them. MS. Beefeaters. MS. Officer leading section of Beefeaters. CU. Mace bearers (King's Watermen). MS. Pages arriving. MS. Various personalities entering House followed by two Watermen. CU. & MS. Household Cavalry on guard outside. CU. Horse guard saluting with sword. MS. The Irish coach arriving. MS. Back view of members of the Brigade of Guards wearing bearskins. MS. Back view, Brigade of Guards, with horse guards riding past. Pan to royal coach. MS. Horse guards leaving Buckingham Palace with royal coach followed by procession. CU. The King's coachman.

    (Comb. Neg.)

    Information found in the old record - Cuts 48/87. Natural sound only.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2238.02
    Media URN:
    75670
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:19:00 / 01:12:59:00
    Canister:
    UN 2035 B

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