• Short Summary

    Lord Tedder, Chelsea Pensioners, and Princess Elizabeth feature in items from London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Pomp and Circumstance.

    London.

    Lord Arthur Tedder arrives at the Guildhall in a carriage to receive the Freedom of the City. M/S interior as Prime Minister Clement Attlee and his wife are welcomed by Lord Mayor Sir Charles Davis. People applaud as Lord Tedder walks up steps and signs roll of fame. He receives a token sword during the ceremony. M/S of Tedder with Mr and Mrs Attlee outside the Guildhall.

    M/S of oak tree, the camera pans down to inscription - Charles II. The camera pans across the Chelsea Pensioners on Founder's Day. Various shots as they are presented with oak leaves. Various shots as they are inspected by General Lloyd. Various shots of the pensioners, they march past and he salutes.

    M/S of Captain Elphinstone and Mrs Vicary Gibbs emerging from St. Margaret's at Westminster after their wedding. M/S of bridesmaid Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), the bride was her lady-in-waiting. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) follow them then get in a car and drive away.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1400.01
    Media URN:
    45563
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/06/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:02:58:00
    Canister:
    46/44

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