• Short Summary

    The Queen and Prince Philip watch procession of decorated Tableaux pass along the Thames.

  • Description

    River Thames, London, England.

    GV. Tower Bridge raised, boat passing under (first 7' super titles). SV. Lord Mayor of London and party walking down gangway at Greenwich Pier before taking part in River Pageant as part of the city's Coronation tribute to the Queen Elizabeth II. Navy Girl Cadets pipe salute. SV. Naval girl cadets. CU. Girl Cadet piping. CU. Lord Mayor of London Sir Rupert De La Bere. SV. Lord Mayor shaking hands with Mayor of Greenwich, Mr H Ingle. Sir Rupert turns and walks towards launch. Back view, Lord Mayor boarding launch. CU. Thames Waterman in Dogget's coat and badge, pan from face to badge.

    SV. Barge. Lord Mayor in glass cabin. CU. Lord Mayor in cabin. LV. Mayors of riverside boroughs boarding the Queen Bodicea. & LV. SV. Pan, Mayors sitting on the Queen Bodicea. SV. Mayor sheltering under umbrella. SV. Back view, SV. Crowd in the rain. SV. Lord Mayor's barge moves off. LV. London's Docks with ships and cranes. SV. Pan, people waving from barges. LV. Lord Mayor's launch passing under Tower Bridge. LV. Lord Mayor's launch passing beneath Tower Bridge. SV. Lord Mayor waving from barge. SV. Barges passing beneath Tower Bridge. SV. No 18 Landing Craft Assault manned by Marine Commandoes. LV. Tower of London from river. SV. Civil Defence giant figure of air raid warden, & SV. M.C.U. Navy men watching, one with binoculars.

    LV. Queen Elizabeth II Queen of England and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, arriving on the South Bank of the Thames at the Festival Hall Pier. CU. Queen greeting dignitaries, pan to Duke shaking hands. Duke wearing uniform of an Elder Brother of Trinity House. LV. Queen with the Right Hon. Alan Tindal Lennox Boyd crossing bridge. SV. Pan, Queen and Lennox Boyd to Guard of Queens Watermen in Elizabethan uniform. SV. Queen moves towards camera. GV. River craft proceeding towards Festival Pier. LV. Queen reviews river pageant from saluting base. SV. Pan, launch carrying royal trumpeters. SV Lord Mayor of London Sir Rupert De La Bere disembarking at Festival Hall Pier. CU. Woman watching through opera binoculars.

    LV. Launches of Watermen and Lightermen & Great 12 Livery Companies salute as they pass. CU. Livery company cheering. SV. Queen waving. LV. Replica of Viking ship passes through Tower Bridge. SV. Pan, Viking ship. SV. People watching. LV. Barge scene from Runnymede, King John signs the Magna Carta LV. Procession passing beneath Tower Bridge. SV. Barge tableaux - The Victorian Age. LV. Warehouses, pan up to dome of Saint Paul's. GV. Procession through Waterloo Bridge. SV. Royal party watching. Civil Defence barge - "Air Warden" puppet saluting as it passes. SV. Civil Defence boat. SV. Lord Mayor and Royal Party watching, Queen waves.

    LV. Viking barge, & CU. SV. Elizabethan barge, & CU. Pan to men at arms. LV. Royal dais from passing barge. LV. Tableaux - Bartholomews Fair, & SV. SV. Lord Mayor and Royal party. SV. Barge of Royal Marines dressed in uniforms from 1664 to 1900, pan to bugler (live sound). SV. Lord Mayor and Queen waving. LV. Barge with Thames Watermen, & SV.& HA. LV. Barge with model of SS Gothic. CU. Model of SS Gothic. SV. Royal party. LV. Procession, Industry and Commerce. SV. Barge with sign changing from Coal to British. HA. West Indian Barge with Steel Drums and dancers. SV. Barge Oil serves Britain. SV. Lord Mayor, Queen waving, Duke of Edinburgh. GV. Procession past Royal dais with view of South Bank of Thames and Royal Festival Hall.

    Souvenir programme of River Pageant amongst paperwork. Includes map of Thames showing route of Pageant.

    (Mute Orig. Neg) (Orig "B")

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:36:00 / 01:22:26:00

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