• Short Summary

    Footage of Queen Elizabeth II opening the New Zealand Parliament in 1954.

  • Description

    QUEEN OPENS NEW ZEALAND PARLIAMENT.& BESTOWS ACCOLADE OF KNIGHTHOOD.

    Wellington, New Zealand.

    LV. Back view Queen and Duke walking up steps of Parliament House. SV. Towards Queen and Duke walking up steps of Parliament House. SV. Members of House of Representatives awaiting Queen and Duke. SV. Queen and Duke seated on thrones LV. Mr. Holland (Prime Minister) hands speech to Queen He then retires. STV. Representatives wives looking on. LV. Queen's speech. LV. Queen speech. ends "I pray that the blessing of Almighty God will rest upon your counsels STV. Representatives looking on. LV. Queen and Duke rise and bow to Representatives. SCU. Women waiting outside. SV. Queen and Duke standing at top of steps of Parliament House. CU. Queen and Duke at top of steps. LV. Sir Harold Barrowclough. walks forward to receive accolade from Queen. Kneels receives accolade.

    (Lav.) (Title Scene "C") (Orig. "B")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    138.09
    Media URN:
    29136
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/01/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:21:00 / 01:42:43:00
    Canister:
    54/7

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