Material relating to the newsreel story "The King Comes Home" - 52/14
Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "The King Comes Home" - 52/14.
Sandringham, Norfolk, England.
The Castle shot through the gates, villagers waiting outside Castle gates, the Royal Church - Mary Magdalen. Covered by appointment sign. Arrivals at the Castle and Church in snowstorm. People waiting outside Castle. CU of sign outside Wolferton Station. Coffin cortege going through streets. Villagers and shopkeepers pay their tributes by covering up 'By Appointment' signs. Flags at half mast. News cameramen and photographers outside Sandringham.
The Coffin of King George VI arrives in London, Kings Cross. Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret on station platform watching. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh also there.
Crowds outside Buckingham Palace. Newspaper sellers, flags at half mast. Printing press with the headline 'The King is Dead'. Crowds gather.