Extensive coverage of the procession of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth from Buckingham Palace to St Paul's
High shot from Admiralty Arch of procession moving towards the Arch through flags in the foreground. High shot from the Arch, of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret in landau approaching the Arch. LS High shot of procession returning along Embankment. CU Two women's heads in the crowd. CU King and Queen wave to the crowd from the landau. LS Procession returning along Embankment. CU Small girl. MS Procession leaving Horse Guards parade. Pan of King and Queen in landau. CU Two women wave their scarves. High shot from top of Admiralty Arch of procession moving away towards Whitehall. Flags in foreground. High shot, the Royal landau passes below. LS Tower of London. LS Crowd (poor quality). LS Fleet Street showing cavalcade of cars and crowds lining the street. LS Crowds milling in Fleet St. MS High shot of crowds. LS High shot of crowds. CU Soldier and WAAF (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) linking arms to hold onto lamppost. CU Man in crowd. CU Airmen hanging on to lamppost in crowd. MS Airmen and WAAF (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) holding on to a lamppost above the crowd. MS Newsreel cameramen on King Charles Statue in Trafalgar Square. Various shots of crowds waiting at Buckingham Palace, including back of crowd, facing Palace. MS Group of children fooling around and policemen at edge of crowd. LS Crowd on steps of Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square.
LS Crowd facing palace, pan. LS Crowd surging forward towards Buckingham Palace gates (2 shots). LS People on a balcony overlooking the route. LS Crowds on roof looking down at procession. CU Yeoman of the Guard on guard with pike. MS Group of onlookers look down from parapet of roof. CU Woman in the crowd on street (2 shots). LS Tower of London from London Bridge. MS Tower of London, pan to bastion on wall of the Tower. MS Gunners in the grounds of the Tower. Gun fires a salute. MS Angle shot from behind gunners. LS Procession (the Household Cavalry) enter from frame left, and proceed away from camera along the Mall. MS King and Queen in landau putting a rug over their legs. High shot - a general view of the procession on the Mall. LS Procession moving towards camera, passes out through the gates of Buckingham Palace. (Nat. sound) LS Procession arriving at Temple Bar (Temple Bar is not visible). LS Procession proceeding down Fleet Street. (2 shots). LS Returning along the Embankment. CU. King and Queen in stationary landau . MS King, Queen and Margaret in carriage stopped at Temple Bar (marking their entry into the City of London?). Lord Mayor retreating with sword. LS Procession coming through Admiralty Arch. LS Top shot entering Horse Guards parade, pan round to mounted guard at the present. LS Procession coming down the Mall. LS High shot coming down the Mall. LS High shot moving up to Admiralty Arch. Flags in foreground. MS Procession leaving Horse Guards parade. MS King and Queen in landau leaving Horse Guards pan. LS King, Queen preceded by Lord Mayor with state sword leaving St Paul's to cheering crowds. (Nat. sound.) MS King and Queen in stationary carriage outside St Paul's, put the rug over their knees, bells pealing in the background. (Nat. sound). MS King and Queen walking down steps. King stops to shake hands with officer. Landau in foreground. (Nat. sound). CU King and Queen getting settled in their carriage. (Nat. sound). MS Queen Mary, Earl of Athlone walking down steps of St Paul's. (Nat. sound). CU. Out of focus shot of Queen Mary entering car, followed by Princess Royal. (Nat. sound). MS Queen Mary, and Earl of Athlone, followed by Princess Royal walking down steps towards car. (Nat. sound). MS King and Queen arriving at St Paul's to a fanfare of trumpets. (Nat. sound). LS King, Queen, Princess Margaret, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip preceded by Lord Mayor with state sword entering St Paul's. (Nat. sound). CU Man in Arab head-dress, foreign diplomat, in crowd. (Nat. sound). CU Woman in oriental dress, foreign dignitary, in crowd. (Nat. sound). MS Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent, Duke of Kent, Princess Alexandria and Prince Michael leaving St Paul's? (Nat. sound). MS Back view of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth leaving in landau escorted by the Household Cavalry. MS King, Queen and Princess Margaret entering Buckingham Palace in their carriage followed by Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh), pan shot. LS Royal guests leaving St Paul's. (Nat. sound). CU Ernest Bevin, Foreign Minister, on the steps of St Paul's. LS King, Queen, Margaret, Elizabeth and Philip preceded by Lord Mayor with state sword entering St Paul's. (Nat. sound). MS King and Queen Elizabeth arriving at St Paul's to music of "God Save The King". (Nat. sound).
Note: All shots are mute except where indicated.