Material relating to newsreel story "The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth" - 53/41.
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth" - 53/41.
Some different material from the newsreel story.
Westminster Abbey, London.
M/S Queen seated on Chair of Estate. M/S Crowd being placed before the Altar. M/S Regalia. M/S Princess Royal, Queen Mother, Prince Charles (Prince of Wales) and Princess Margaret. M/S Queen kneeling makes her Solemn Oath, returns to the Chair of Estate, and receiving the Supertunica. M/S The Pall being held over the Queen. M/S & L/S Preparations for the anointing. Various cut-out shots. High elevated, looking down on Royals, overlooking the Regalia. L/S Queen crowned, leaving the Abbey. L/S Peers and Maids of Honour watching ceremony.
L/S Elevated after the Crowning ceremony. M/S Queen with Crown, Orb and Sceptre, walking. L/S Procession from the Abbey. GV Peers without Coronets on. M/S Elevated, Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip) and Gloucester. L/S Elevated, Queen walking to St. Edward's Chapel for recess. G/V Peers with Coronets on. L/S Elevated, procession entering the Abbey. L/S Montgomery in procession. L/S Winston Churchill (Prime Minister) with Commonwealth Prime Ministers in procession.
M/S Queen with Sceptre and Orb walking to Throne. M/S Queen leaving for recess. L/S, M/S Various shots of congregation. L/S. Elevated, back view of Duke of Edinburgh arriving at the Abbey. M/S Blood Royals watching ceremony. L/S Elevated, Queen leaves Throne for recess. M/S The Queen crowned seated on the Throne. M/S Dukes of Edinburgh, Gloucester and Kent. M/S Maids of Honour. M/S The Queen proceeds to the Altar, removes her Crown, pan to Duke of Edinburgh removing Crown, Queen kneels before the Altar, rises walks behind the Duke of Edinburgh, he kneels at the altar.