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  • Short Summary

    Shots of the state opening of Parliament in progress.

  • Description

    London.

    Pan across ladies in colourful gowns and tiaras, possibly wives of the peers. Queen Elizabeth II sits on her throne and makes a speech, Prince Philip sits to her left for the state opening of Parliament. A procession leaves to her left carrying the mace. Back view as the peers in their robes stand. MPs stand. Procession of men in military uniform. Queen in coach travelling along road. Royal attendant brings the Queen's crown in on a cushion. Duchess of Kent and Princess Anne arrive and are seated.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3268.05
    Media URN:
    90871
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1969
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:07:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:37:00 / 01:15:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 4423 B

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  1. jamied says

    The event filmed here occurred on 28 October 1969.

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