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  • Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Queen Opens Parliament" - 58/87.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Queen Opens Parliament" 58/87.

    Mute material for newsreel story - some extra shots.

    London.

    VS of Peers and visitors gathering in House of Lords for State Opening of Parliament. Members of the House of Commons arrive - including Harold Macmillan and Hugh Gaitskell. Shots of Queen Elizabeth II reading Queen's Speech. Shot of camera in chamber. MS of members of Commons including Aneurin Bevan (Nye), Harold Wilson, and many others. Shots of Peers including Lord Home (Sir Alec Douglas-Home). Shots of visitors from Commonwealth. More shots of Lords and Commons members listening to speech. Lord Chamberlain receives back the Queen's Speech.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1555.03
    Media URN:
    49885
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:10:00 / 01:32:23:00
    Canister:
    58/87 I (Selected Originals)

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