Material relating to newsreel story "Queen Gives Thanks" - 53/43.
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Queen Gives Thanks" - 53/43.
Extra material not used in newsreel.
Duke of Edinburgh's Mother, Princess Alice of Greece (she is a nun) shaking hands with Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Geoffrey Fisher. Various other guests at the Coronation Thanksgiving Service are greeted by the Archbishop.
Shots of congregation. Sir Winston Churchill and Lady Clementine Churchill inside Cathedral. Australian Prime Minister Robert Menzies and his wife follow them. Various other dignitaries make their way inside including Mr. R A (Rab) Butler and Clement Attlee.
The Clergy lead the procession up the aisle followed by Lord Mayor of London Sir Rupert De La Bere with sword. Behind him come Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. After them come the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret, followed by other Royals. The Royal party are greeted by both the Bishop of London and the Archbishop of Canterbury.
Shots of arrivals of Royals and dignitaries. Shots of the start of the procession up the aisle.