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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary drive in State to open Parliament.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. State Opening of Parliament. The King and Queen drive in state to open one of the most momentous Parliaments of our long history!"

    London.

    The Royal Coach leaves Buckingham Palace past waving crowds.

    MS of coach - Queen Mary and King George V are just visible.

    Various shots of coach in procession towards Westminster. The coach is accompanied by a Guard of Beefeaters (the Yeomen of the Guard).

    The coach arrives at the Palace of Westminster accompanied by mounted troops.

    Shots of the carriage leaving after the opening of Parliament.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    875.18
    Media URN:
    12844
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/11/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:01:00 / 01:22:01:00
    Canister:
    31/91

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