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    Material relating to newsreel story "Queen Gives Thanks" - 53/43.

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    Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Queen Gives Thanks" - 53/43.

    St. Paul's Cathedral, London.

    Crowds gathered outside St. Pauls to watch guests go in for Coronation Thanksgiving Service. Shots of various guests on steps being greeted. BV of Royals including Queen Mother and Princess Margaret going up steps. BV Sir Winston Churchill and Lady Clementine Churchill.

    People watch events from rooftops. Winston Churchill waits with others on steps of Cathedral. The Churchill's come down steps. Various other guests come down steps. Crowd wave.

    BV Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive and are led up the steps by Lord Mayor of London Sir Rupert De La Bere with sword.

    Crowds and decorated streets. Various shots of guests after service.

    The Royal Party shake hands with clergy as they leave the Cathedral. The Royal car drives away. The Queen Mother and Princess Margaret follow on, as do the other royals.

    Shots of Royal cars arriving at start of ceremony. More shots of Royals leaving. Shots of St Paul's.

    N.B. This item has lots of camera flashes and the order is somewhat confused.

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    Film ID:
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    Selected originals
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:27:00 / 01:40:10:00
    53/43 B (Selected Originals)

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