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    Cuts (rushes, out takes) for STATE OPENING OF BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION in G 1188

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    Cuts (rushes, out takes) for story STATE OPENING OF BRITISH EMPIRE EXHIBITION BY H.M. THE KING in G 1188. The original story is on Pathe Master tape *PM0394*.

    Item title reads - State Opening of British Empire Exhibition by His Majesty the King. Wembley Stadium, London.

    Similar material to cut story. Various shots as buglers ride out onto the pitch, L/S as the royal carriage emerges and everyone waves and claps, it is followed by mounted guards. L/S as they ride around the pitch past the crowds. Various shots of the royal party on the platform and the King making his speech, some clergymen join them. Various shots of the soldiers and bands marching across the pitch.

    Various shots of the carriage riding around the stadium. M/S of speakers attached to what looks like scaffolding. M/S of people gathered to listen in Trafalgar Square, various shot as they take their hats off then put them on again. M/S as a lady presents flowers to Queen Mary and curtsies to the couple, they all stand together on the platform. Various shots of the guards parading on the pitch, the carriage riding round the stadium and the aeroplanes flying overhead.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:10:00 / 01:44:44:00
    G 1188

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