• Short Summary

    Royal State Drive to and from the Palace of Westminster where the King delivers an address.

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    Buckingham Palace, Westminster Palace, London
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    Title card reads: "The Royal Drive to Westminster" (Super over Buckingham Palace)

    LS. Guardsman in bearskin hats marching slowly seen through railings. WS. Buckingham Palace with huge crowds outside. LS. King George V and Queen Mary leaving Buckingham Palace in an open Landau. WS. Buckingham Palace pan the Royal Landau as it starts the State Drive.

    LS. As the Royal landau heads down the Mall. WS. King and Queen in the landau as they pass crowds lining the Mall. WS. As the King and Queen pass through Horse Guards Arch and turn into Whitehall which is decorated with flags and bunting with pavements packed with crowds. WS. High angle as the landau makes it's way along Whitehall with bunting in the foreground pan as the Landau slows at the Cenotaph WS. Very high Angle with the Royal landau and the Cenotaph war memorial as they continue on their journey up Whitehall. WS. high Angle massed crowds.

    WS. High Angle as the coach approaches parliament square. MS. two young girls in the crowd watching the procession. WS. High Angle of the landau approaching Parliament Square. MS. Policemen holding back crowds. WS. Pan Royal landau. WS. The landau draws to a halt in Westminster. MS. The King and Queen climb out of the carriage. LS. The King and Queen making their way from the carriage.

    WS. Westminster Hall, The Palace of Westminster as Queen Mary moves to her seat - the following section inside the Hall of the Palace of Westminster is very dark. WS. Pan across hall to see member of the Lords and Commons assembled audience LS. King George V and Queen Mary seated. WS. Pan across members of the Lords and Commons. WS. High Angle as King George makes his address which he starts by thanking his wife. WS. High angle as Queen Mary makes her way down the steps as members of the audience give three cheers.

    WS. Big Ben. WS. The Royal landau leaving the Palace of Westminster. WS. Very High Angle as the landau goes back down Whitehall showing rooftops. WS. Crowds. WS. Crowds waving as the King and Queen pass the Victoria Memorial. WS. The landau returns back through the gates of Buckingham Palace pan as it enters into Palace. WS. crowds push their faces up against the palace gates. WS. Crowds at the Palace gates.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:00:00 / 01:04:25:00

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