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  • Short Summary

    Scenes showing the King's coach leaving Buckingham Palace and on its way to Parliament.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "State opening of Parliament. King and Queen drive in state to open Parliament with the traditional ceremony, handed down through generations of British History."

    Buckingham Palace, London

    M/S as Horseguards lead the procession leaving Buckingham Palace, the Royal coach makes its way down the Mall, with footmen and yeoman walking alongside. The weather is rather misty. the coach passes into Parliament Square. C/U of coach as it turns a corner. The Queen can be seen waving. but the King is only just visible on the far side.

    Note: Good close shot of the coach as it turns.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    668.31
    Media URN:
    26601
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    10/02/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:44:00 / 01:50:39:00
    Canister:
    G 1371

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